Torah for Dorks: Lord of the Rings and the King of Kings

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Crowning God as “King” is a hard concept for me to wrap my head around, and it’s also one of the main psychological/spiritual/liturgical themes of Rosh Hashanah. Even though I realize God is infinite and beyond any concept, on Rosh Hashanah I feed my finite mind specific finite ideas that create a mindset which will allow me to experience how the infinite is expressing itself on this awesome day. Crowning God as King is an acknowledgment that what we do matters. That we will have to answer for our actions. That existence is not arbitrary but created with Divine intention. There is a King. Continue reading “Torah for Dorks: Lord of the Rings and the King of Kings”