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God Falls In

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By Martha Beck: “A Jewish friend told me this story: A man asks his rabbi, ‘Why does God write the law on our hearts? Why not in our hearts? It’s the inside of my heart that needs God.’

The rabbi answered, ‘God never forces anything into a human heart. He writes the word on our hearts so that when our hearts break, God falls in.’

Whatever you hold sacred, you’ll find that an unguarded broken heart is the ideal instrument for absorbing it.”

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