An initiative of the Lookstein Center for Jewish Education in the Diaspora - DavenSpot aims to create a platform for educators who are instigating dynamic energy to school prayer. The ultimate question here is how do we teach people to daven and how can we evaluate our progress.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Hardest Part About Davening
This morning I was thinking about this question - What is
my personal hardest part about davening?
For me, it is the conceptual effort to stand before my
Creator - spiritually naked revealing all of my inner thoughts and
deeds. It is hard to do this on an ongoing basis; to look into the mirror
and reflect on my ethical and material successes and failures.
Then I came across the following tweet (tip of the hat to Rabbi Yonah Bookstein) shortly
after I davened and it brought a smile to my face: