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Through Tranquility and Turmoil

In the still of night
How good To sit
In the shadow of your hand
To gaze upon
The flow
My stream of time
From the wellsprings of genesis
The riverbeds of my life
On to
The sea of your eternity

In the storm of night
How good to sit
In the shelter of your wing
To gaze upon
The fall
The leaves of my days
From my tree of life
In to
The chasm of your embrace.

The drift
The leaves of my days
From the tree of life
The winds of my saga
On to
The chasm of your embrace.

From the Hebrew by Yanki Tauber

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Miknaf Ha'aretz

• The All-Inclusive (p. 8)

• The Authors of the Tosfos (p. 12)

• A Prayer in the wee Hours (p. 13)

• Freedom of Choice (p. 16)

• The One (p. 17)

• The Spark That Shall Never Die (p. 20)

• The Luminaries of the Generation (p. 25)

• Eternity (p. 37)

• The Memory of the Souls (p. 38)

• The Cry of the Holy Sparks (p. 46)

• Is This Man? (p. 52)

• Tear (p. 77)

• The Ascent of the Tzaddik (p. 89)

• The Dejected's Prayer (p. 96)

• Night (p. 120)

• The Heights of the Holy (p. 144)

• A Story About a Prince (p. 152)