Today is the forty-seventh day, making six weeks and five days of the omer
הוד שב מלכות
A day of humility in a week of majesty
As Shavuot, the day commemorating נתן תורה - the giving of the Torah - draws near, I am feeling the need for inward contemplation. So instead of my words, I give you the description of the day three days away from the revelation - Exodus 19:1 - 12.
There are some interesting points for study if you so wish. There's the ". . . I bore you on eagles' wings" from verse 4. I noticed the setting of boundaries at the base of Sinai in verse 12 -- something I've never thought of before. And, of course much, much more......