The meaning of the Sabbath is to celebrate time rather than
space. Six days a week we live under the tyranny of things of space; on the
Sabbath we try to become attuned to holiness
. It is a day on which we are called upon to share in what is
eternal in time, to turn from the results of creation to the mystery of
creation; from the world of creation to the creation of the world.
-Abraham Joshua Heschel, The
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