“It is written that God withdraws his presence from the world to dwell in the empty space between the Cherubs in the Temple. But how could this be? Is it not also written that all of heaven, indeed all the space in the cosmos, is not enough to contain divinity? “Ah,” says Master Jose. “It is to be likened to lovers. When they quarrel even a palatial home is not enough for their needs, but when they love, they can make their bed even on the edge of a sword.”
The mystery of creation, of existence itself is Tzimtzum. Read the rest of this Daily Wisdom post at the Center for World Spirituality’s daily blog, Spirit’s Next Move.