souls can claim
not to live for oneself,
but for the One Above,
Who reached down
to touch the lives
of His children?
it is the struggle
between dark and light
that hinders our avodah,
until we create
space in our hearts
for His mercy.
My heart is surrendered unto You.
Your Kingship, I have accepted forevermore.
Your lasting value was made known to me,
within a moment of eternity.
Now, in looking down from Shomayim (Heaven),
I am filled with the love that was bestowed upon me.
Carry my family in the grace that was shown to me;
cradle them in Your mercy until the perfect day.
Why do you drag your chains with you,
as if you are still not free? Entangled,
by broken links with your past, yet,
unencumbered, except for the weight,
that bears down upon your soul.