Hinenei – Active Availability

Hinenei – Active Availability Benjamin Juster

We are entering the month Elul, the month preceding the High Holidays of Yom Teruah (Day of Trumpets), Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) and Sukkot (Festival of Booths). It is a month of preparation and introspection, and an annual  opportunity to intentionally increase one’s focus to nurture intimacy with Adonai.

In Jewish tradition, the letters of Elul have been connected to the Hebrew phrase from Song of Songs 6:3, “I am my beloved, and my beloved is mine,” referencing our personal relationship with our Heavenly Father. It is encouraged to read  Psalm 27 every day of the month. Central to the passage is the commitment to seek Adonai’s Presence (27:8).

Read the full article here: September ’23 Issue 24