The month of Elul is a special time of Divine good will and mercy – a time that is particularly conducive to prayer and repentance. Actually, the month is part of the preparatory process for entering into the awesome judgment of Rosh Hashanah and the cleansing power of the Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Our Elohim makes Himself especially close at hand.
Kohanim blowing the shofar and silver trumpets at the entrance to the Holy Temple on Rosh Hashanah. ~courtesy of the Temple Institute.
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