The King is in the field. Okay, we know that the King refers to G‑d. What about the rest? What is the field? What does it mean that G‑d is in the field? And what am I supposed to do about it, if anything?
Only when we turn around do we realize the truth, the inner essence, and then we are “face to face”—which does not only mean that we can finally look at each other, but more so, that we can look in each other . . .
From the talks of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
“I Am My Beloved’s” Our rabbisAvudraham, Seder Rosh Hashanah, ch. 1; Reishis Chochmah, Shaar HaTeshuvah, ch. 4. note that the name “Elul” is an acronym for the biblical phraseSong of Songs 6:3. ani ledodi vedodi li—“I am my Beloved’s, and my Beloved is mi...