Torah - The Word That Hits The Mark

 One of Jaume Plensa's awesome sculptures from the" Nomad " series

“The noun torah comes from a verb, yarah, that means to throw something, a javelin, say, so that it hits its mark. The word that hits its mark is torah… As we prepare to pray, to answer the words God addresses to us, we learn that all of God’s words have this characteristic: they are torah and we are the target.”

—Eugene Peterson, Answering God
Taken from this moving article Praying With Tears by Kimberlee Conway Ireton ( 
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