mosaic with birds and Hebrew lettering
“Unless we believe that God renews the work of creation every day, our prayers grow old and stale. In Lamentations (3.23) it is written: ‘They are new every morning: great is Your faithfulness.’ The fact that the world is new to us every morning – that is Your great faithfulness!”
In Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 8.