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Open, by Rabbi Menachem Creditor Open, by Rabbi Menachem Creditor 2020-06-29 04:48:19 An opening prayer for divine communication and closeness. Text the Open Siddur Project Menachem Creditor Menachem Creditor Menachem Creditor Weekday Amidah 21st century C.E. Openers 58th century A.M. English vernacular prayer dveykut Private Amidah הנני hineni
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In this silence
I do not call to You, my God.
I do not call out at all

Instead, for an instant of openness
I offer, not demand
I surrender, just for a moment

Instead of asking for my needs
or of challenging You, our usual way
I am quiet and available to You

You, You, You
I am here
I am open

“Open” by Rabbi Menachem Creditor was first shared through the Open Siddur Project via the project’s discussion group on Facebook on 28 June 2020.

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