Min Ha’meitzar karati Yah
Anani ba’merchav Yah
“From a narrow place I called out to YAH
God answered me within the expanse.” – Psalm 118: 5

..."Min Ha’meitzar is usually a call for celebration. It is chanted from a place of freedom, from the headspace of having passed through the tough times. It suggests that we were enslaved, and now we are free.
It is not uncommon, however, for this verse to also find its way into personal prayer, when we are still in crisis – the moments that cry out for answers, to find our way out to the other side. This verse is a vision of how we long to feel and how we long to be seen..."