The Heart that Never Sleeps

The Heart that Never Sleeps – Index

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The Heart that Never Sleeps: Conclusion: My Perfect One Revisited – Part 1 The exile of the Jewish soul–the apparent loss of Jewish identity–is compared to

The Heart that Never Sleeps: My Perfect One...

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The Jew reaches the highest level of service–“my perfect one”–when he perfects” G-d in His relationship to the world (in His revealed presence in the

The Heart that Never Sleeps: The Voice of M...

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Teshuva begins with the spontaneous sensing of one’s heartbeat. This is called “arousal from above”, since any spontaneous sensation of spiritual light is a gift given

The Heart that Never Sleeps: Yet My Heart I...

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Here, “heart” does not refer to the emotive powers of the heart, such as the conscious love of G-d. These powers, along with the power

The Heart that Never Sleeps: Open to Me

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In order to “see” the Creator, the initial “arousal from above must be followed by “arousal from below”. In the Song of Songs G-d and

The Heart that Never Sleeps: And My Locks w...

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Only with the most intense yet sublime might can infinite kindness and leisure be conveyed to finite recipients. This might effects the contraction (tzimtzum) of

The Heart that Never Sleeps: My Sister

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The love between brother and sister differs from the love between man and wife in three respects. Unlike marital love, fraternal love does not depend

The Heart that Never Sleeps: My Dove

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Doves are the most loyal mates of all creatures in nature. Doves never remate. This instinctive loyalty is expressed in their gaze. Mated doves continually

The Heart that Never Sleeps: For My Head is...

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Dew, unlike rain, does not depend upon evaporation from the ground below. Thus, dew is symbolic of the gift of Divine Revelation that does not

The Heart that Never Sleeps: Conclusion: My...

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When serving G-d, one must as a rule proceed in order through each of the four successive levels–sister, companion, dove and perfect one. From the