In my inbox yesterday morning was a note from our Rabbi, Sharon Kleinbaum, that included this sentence:
Martin Buber taught, “God does not want to be believed in, nor be debated and defended by us, but simply to be realized through us.”
I’d never heard of Martin Buber before, and I don’t know what led him to that statement; but it made a huge impact on me. I haven’t been able to shake the thought since I read it.
Burber’s words reminded of beautiful prayer – a perfect prayer, really – written by another Rabbi. Continue reading →