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.