Tag: abraham joshua heschel

Where Does Prayer Begin?

Prayer begins at the edge of emptiness. – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

The Wisdom of Abraham Heschel

Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.  – Abraham Joshua Heschel

To Pray

To pray is to take notice of the wonder, to regain a sense of the mystery that animates all beings, the divine margin in all attainments. Prayer is our humble answer to the inconceivable surprise of living. It is all we can offer in… Continue Reading “To Pray”

More Wisdom of Heschel

The meaning of awe is to realize that life takes place under wide horizons, horizons that range beyond the span of an individual life or even the life of a nation, a generation, or an era. – Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Wisdom of Heschel

The Wisdom of Heschel

To pray is to take notice of the wonder, to regain a sense of the mystery that animates all beings, the divine margin in all attainments. Prayer is our humble answer to the inconceivable surprise of living. It is all we can offer in… Continue Reading “The Wisdom of Heschel”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

I wanted to find a quote for “Up”, this week’s photo challenge before the week got away, and one came via email from: inward/outward: A Project of the Church of the Savior. To pray is to take notice of the wonder, to regain a… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Up”

What is Prayer?

Prayer begins at the edge of emptiness. – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Let Us Be Blessing

The more alert we become to the blessing that flows into us through everything we touch, the more our own touch will bring blessing. -David Steindl-Rast, A Listening Heart