Inspirational Quote 10.1.15: Unending Love

 

GVOH 1.25.13

[Editor] I encountered this prayer/poem/song during a High Holy Day service last week. It was new to me, and I found it incredibly comforting.

 

An Unending Love

We are loved by an unending love.

We are embraced by arms that find us
even when we are hidden from ourselves.
We are touched by fingers that soothe us
even when we are too proud for soothing.
We are counseled by voices that guide us
even when we are too embittered to hear.
We are loved by an unending love.

We are supported by hands that uplift us
even in the midst of a fall.
We are urged on by eyes that meet us
even when we are too weak for meeting.
We are loved by an unending love.

Embraced, touched, soothed, and counseled,
Ours are the arms, the fingers, the voices;
Ours are the hands, the eyes, the smiles;
We are loved by an unending love.

by Rabbi Rami Shapiro

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