our embarrassment


a: Our embarrassment ~
b: an abyss


"Our embarrassment is like an abyss. Whatever we give away is so much less than what we receive. Perhaps this is the meaning of dying: to give one's whole self away"

Writer: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel
Date: Mar 4 2018 10:22 AM

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