Shekinah: That Little Piece of God

December 15, 2013

"Etty Hillesum, a soulful young Jewish woman from the Netherlands who perished at Auschwitz along with her family, wrote in her diary about something analogous to the spark of the divine within the human person (known as the shekinah in her Jewish tradition),referring to it as 'that little piece of God in ourselves' that we must defend and try to keep alive, in ourselves and others, no matter what. This is a challenge for each of us and all of us."

— John Neafsey