Dancing with the Divine

To me, true faith is to allow oneself to be constantly changed by dancing with the Divine. Movement is life. Just as our bodies begin to atrophy and decay from stagnation, so too our personal spiritual lives and the collective life of a religious tradition will die from lack of movement. The essence of Gd is transformation. In Exodus (3:14) Moses asks Gd’s name and Gd replies, “Ehyeh Asher Ehyeh,” “I will be that which I will be.” Gd is not a static figure with a knowable name but rather is constantly in the process of becoming. Gd is infinite possibility. One of the most powerful ways we can live b’tzelem Elokhim, in Gd’s image, is to embody this quality of dynamism.

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By Posted in State of Formation on May 30, 2012

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Author: Adina