surrender

surrender not to hate, nor to violence,
surrender not to war, nor destruction,
surrender not to a world where these are the solutions.

surrender to loving kindness and prayer,
to being vulnerable and open.
surrender to patience and understanding,
to what is real, and to what is true.
surrender to our broken hearts and to hope,
to new beginnings and peace.

surrender to the Eternal Light – to the Ein Sof,
surrender to Hashem – to YHWH.

surrender only to what can heal this world,
to Love and Joy!

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About Todd Greenberg

A Jew by birth, a seeker for 60 years. Having realized that all my previous studies and searching brought me back to Judaism as the foundation for my Spiritual practice and my connection to Hashem. Life's love and all that has been challenged in me has been inspirational over the last year to write poetry. Thank you for the opportunity to share what is in my heart and mind.

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