The Nature of Kavanah (Inner Participation)
The laws of science we comprehend as rational concepts in critical understanding, while the mercy and greatness of the Infinite we absorb as a mystery. Prayer is a spiritual source in itself. Though not born of an urge to learn, it often endows us with insights not attainable by speculation. It is in prayer that we obtain the subsidy of God for the failing effort of our wisdom.
Quest for God: Studies in Prayer and Symbolism