A long time ago I saw the original movie the Matrix. I then re-watched it while I was becoming frum years ago. I think about that movie now and again for the imagery of walking around in a Matrix. A world concealed by the ultimate truth. We so easily forget we are in this concealed world and have such hard time breaking free.
As the below contribution from Shmuel at Love is the Motive so greatly describes we need to find time to break away and remember the Truth. We are in a concealed world. While hisbodedus are not so practical at work I often try to duck out for a coffee and get fresh air, sit on a bench and reflect for five minutes when my days are hectic. It helps because from my point of view we are "remembering".
As Shmuel said in his post:
" The fact that a person even ducks out of the whirlwind that is society and says a few rushed words - it's not ideal, but it is an acknowledgement of God in the midst of chaos."
Just acknowledgement in our hectic hours of work IS allot...Do not think otherwise.
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