Who is a G_d like you, pardoning the sin and overlooking the crimes of the remnant of his heritage?
You do not hold on to anger forever,
for You delight in loving kindness.
Return and have compassion on us,
and subdue our iniquities.
Throw all our sins into the depths of the sea.
Once again we find ourselves on the threshold of Elul – the season of teshuvah – a set apart time for reflection and repentance. We have prepared thoughts from Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel to help in focusing on the miraculous gift of teshuvah that Avinu – our Father – holds out to us.