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Yehudah HaLevi

(1075 - 1141 / Andulusia)

When My Soul Longed - The Beginning of His Journey


That day when my soul longed for the place of assembly,
Yet a dread of departure seized hold of me,
He, great in counsel, prepared for me ways for setting forth,
And I found His name in my heart a sustainment.
Therefore I bow down to Him at every stage;
And at every step I thank Him.

Translated by Nina Salaman

Submitted: Saturday, May 07, 2011
Edited: Saturday, May 07, 2011

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