Flash Kabbalah [Less More]

Less More

First we are not
Then we belong to —

Sequence of
Approach

Bittul
We become
Little

We become

Yours
When first
We diminish.

I am Yours
When I am less —

Less first,
Then

More.

*From Psalm 100:3.
Know that Hashem is G*d, Who has made us, and not we ourselves
[Ketiv: Septuagint and Vulgate]
Or: we belong to Hashem [Keri: Targum].

Read the variations backwards and we get Elul
Hebraists: First we diminish [lo with alef],
then we draw close [lo as pronoun].

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