Your Presence is manifest, not in mystery.
My dream brought me to the Temple of God
And I praised its delightful servants,
And the burnt offering, its meal and libation
Which rose up in great pillars of smoke.
I delighted in the song of the Levites,
In their secrets of the sacrificial service.
Then I woke, and still I was with you, O Lord,
And I gave thanks—for to You it is pleasant to give thanks!
— Yehuda Halevi
Spanish Jewish poet, physician, born 1075
‘O My Lord, Your Dwelling Places Are Lovely’