Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Aug 21, 2004
David’s final words to Solomon are, in fact, a primer in spiritual formation for the believer.
An ancient Chassidic parable tells the story of Yechiel, the young grandson of a Chassidic rabbi, who once played hide-and-seek with a friend. When it was his turn to hide, he found a great hiding place where he waited, somewhat impatiently, for his friend to find him.
He waited and waited; it