“Not a man of words”: Thankful

Categories: Inclusion, Not a man of words, Religious School
 

Yesterday Martin was called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah. Our hearts are full. Today I am reflecting on the lines from Exodus that inspired the title of this blog:

Moses said to the Lord, “I beseech You, O Lord. I am not a man of words, neither from yesterday, nor from the time You have spoken to Your servant, for I am heavy of mouth and heavy of tongue.”

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But the Lord said to him, “Who gave man a mouth, or who makes [one] dumb or deaf or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord? So now, go! I will be with your mouth, and I will instruct you what you shall speak.”

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