A mature disagreement is when two people both listen carefully to the other's position in order to understand the position and why the person feels that way. Since God knows our innermost thoughts, why don't we just meditate? Since God knows what is best for us, we should just trust that He will provide that which we need. We do not pray in order to inform God of anything, for indeed He knows our needs better than we do.
The Torah obligates us to treat each person with respect - even if you disagree. We pray in order to make ourselves aware of our dependence upon God.
We are always at risk of deluding ourselves that we have control of our destinies.
We may think that what we do and what transpires are indeed cause and effect.
Just one more connection to Pi - the Name of God Shadai has the gematria has 314.
The Name of the Angel of God Metrnon has this same gematria.
Of course there is no coincidence and Pi is a significant constant in the world. So would i except i did not need numbers to know there is a Creator and the Torah was divinely revealed.
think about the meaning of prayer and realize that I am a being who is capable of spirituality, and that while my physical life is dependent upon God, I am responsible for my spiritual development.
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Here is another number relationship built into the Names of the Books of Moshe. The last letters of the words in each of the 7 lines of the Ana Bekoach is also 2480. Since the Torah is divinely revealed let us look at some other teachings in the Ebook.
These Names (Beraishit, Shemot, Vayikra, Bamidbar, and Devarim) have a gematria of 2480. The number 50 as in the Jubilee Year is repeated a number of times in the Torah and it certainly is related to a Calendar since it is a period of time. Exodus (end of 1st Exile) = 2448 HC First Exile period = 430 yrs as written in the Torah 2448 – 430 = 2018 HC G‐d’s Covenant with Abraham = 2018 HC (Remember this year is not confirmed through Hebrew Sources as described above.