“Instead of conceptualizing the Divine Presence, analyzing, or taking about it, we rather strive to experience it moment by moment in our lives. Any moment we open our hears to the Divine Presence, any moment we experience it, we cultivate a loving relationship to All That Is. If this book has one lesson to offer, it is this: what we need to do is to strive to overcome the sense of separation through clear seeing…Once we have done that, there is nothing left but love.”
—From Chapter 7
“A theology of mindfulness is unique! Practitioners who have found that mindfulness has deepened their religious sensibilities will rejoice to ﬁnd the God-Language that resonates with their experience of freedom and compassion.”
—Sylvia Boorstein, author of “That’s Funny, You Don’t Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful Jew”
“A literate and nuanced synthesis of mindfulness practice and the study of Torah.”
—Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, author of “Honey from the Rock” and “God Was in This Place and I, I Did Not Know”
Rabbi Jeff Roth is a well-known meditation practitioner, teacher, and facilitator of over 190 Jewish retreats in the last 20 years. He is founder and director of the Awakened Heart Project for Contemplative Judaism, and cofounder of Elat Chayyim, the Jewish Spiritual Retreat Center, where he served as executive director and spiritual director for 13 years. Rabbi Jeff Roth is author of “Jewish Meditation Practices for Everyday Life: Awakening Your Heart, Connecting with God” and “Me, Myself and God: A Theology of Mindfulness.” He was ordained by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, as well as by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.+ More... - Less...
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