The Value of Stories

by | in Poetry

The Value of Stories

Nothing refreshes the soul,

purifies the heart,

sharpens the mind

and brings a man closer to his Father in Heaven

than a good story.

Go and learn…

In the Torah, the Holy One Blessed is His Name,

first told the story of Creation.

Only then did He give the commandments.

Reproduced with permission from Wheat, Wine & Honey: Poems by Yaffa Ganz (Jerusalem, 2015), p. 19.