All of Us Are Images of Divinity

Elul 29/September 4, 2013 [Erev Rosh Hashanah] —  When one person greets another, it is as if the Divine Presence is welcomed.

(Mechilta d’Rabbi Ishmael)

For reflection: The affirmation of the personhood, the essence, and the uniqueness of someone you have wronged is a huge step in effectuating atonement and forgiveness. How can they not forgive you if you treat them with respect and regard?

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