What is it that brought thinking men and women to abandon the Master for the servant?
To serve a single star rather than He who sprinkles out galaxies as dust?
To play with spiritual forces and energies rather than connect to the Source of Life?

What brings us even today to chase the ephemeral rather than connect to the One who alone is real and true?

It is because in the worship of these we can delude ourselves that we too are something; if not a power, at least an entity to be reckoned with.

Whereas, in the presence of the Infinite, we are but a flash absorbed within absolute light.

This is the inheritance we have from Abraham, our father: The readiness to surrender our claim to absolute existence so that we may experience our Creator’s embrace.

Maamar Bayom Ashtei Asar, 5731.