Masters of Prayer — Tisha B’Av, 2020
…Theoretically, one could become so enlightened that they transcend mourning altogether. They are so fixated on the goodness of Hashem that they no longer feel the pain of loss. Yet the Talmud says No! As long as we have skin-bodies (instead of light-bodies) there is a place inside us—a layer of soul—that suffers from lack, loss, oppression, and disappointment. And if we don’t feel that ache, it is because our head has lost touch with our heart.