On Prayer and Foxes

Sweet like Meat

Here is a quote from Anthony Bloom’s “Beginning to Pray”:Beg.Pray_AnthonyBloom

Without attempting to cover all the ground, I would just like to give you an image of the worthiness of an act of worship or words of worship.  In the life of Moses, in Hebrew folklore, there is a remarkable passage.  Moses finds a shepherd in the desert.  He spends the day with the shepherd and helps him milk his ewes, and at the end of the day he sees that the shepherd puts the best milk he has in a wooden bowl, which he places on a flat stone some distance away.  So Moses asks him what it is for, and the shepherd replies, ‘This is God’s milk.’  Moses is puzzled and asks him what he means.  The shepherd says ‘I always take the best milk I possess, and I bring it as an offering to God.’  Moses…

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