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Imagine There's No Religion

Imagine There's No Religion
(c) Rabbi Menachem Creditor
inspired by a question by Chazan Magda Fishman

It would be glorious
if there were no commandments
because we found ourselves
in an alive, holy, 
infinitely attuned, 
healthy world.

is the rules needed
for the world 
as it is. 

But we're called 
to birth a better world 
where rules will be, 
please God, 
and therefore

Won't that be nice?

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Sometimes it just comes down to facing the storm,
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No cathedral is immune to agony,
no soul impervious to life itself no nation purely noble.
If it were any other way,
there would be no need for cathedrals
in the first place.

Kneel,  stand,  sit,  rise up.

To kneel is
to submit  to lower oneself  to step down  to pause.
To kneel is to call attention  to touch the Earth's face to listen to those  whose blood saturates  the very roots of our story.
To kneel is to step aside  to step outside  to invite others to come closer  to remember.
To kneel is not to stand not to stand not to stand idly by.
Speak your truth,
God damn it.

That's what God wants most of all.

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