Dec 22, 2019

A Reflection on the First Night

A Reflection on the First Night
© Rabbi Menachem Creditor 

The first candle. This night. Why is it different? On all other nights, the light is differentiated into multiples. But not this night. Not this holiest of nights. Tonight is seven plus one, creation and a little more. Tonight one flame contains all of the light we need to see the universe completed with a surplus of energy for the world to come. Tonight we have enough. Tonight we remember we have more than enough. 

Thank You, Holy One of Blessing, for tonight. Thank You for the miracle of sufficiency. Thank You for all of this glorious light. 

Amen.

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