The more spiritually aware a person is – the faster s/he will accept the tochacha and be appreciative for it.
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He was there so I could convince him that was a bad idea.
“First,” he continues, “Why didn’t you abort your son?”
I stare at the screen, stunned. The Najjar Dynasty? They had disappeared 80 years ago.
After 66 generations of hardship, of a universe set against us, we have turned on ourselves. And the results are more destructive than anything else we have suffered.
I spun out a story about a proud black man, a cop, killed in the line of duty.
Cellos and violins, harps and trombones,
‘Please G-d,’ I begged, ‘Tell me why?’
Hashem is asking us to keep going, to continue learning even when we feel overwhelmed and despair of ever understanding. It is the effort that counts.
I wanted to repair the injustice in the world.
But I saw a future. I saw a future where he could play.
“We’re going to make an example of Mr. Duncan,” I say.
After all You created us so,
Does taking that journey to our own parched inner wasteland makes us a tzaddik?
Oh, but to find that elusive clarity
“And have you then no questions?
Order in the playroom! I suppose it sounds oxymoronic to call for order in a playroom, something akin to witnessing the disorder of a basketball court in a courtroom (though considering the games sometimes played in a secular court, they might as well add that!). Nevertheless, during my young married life in suburbia, I wielded […]
If the evidence for vaccine safety and effectiveness is so overwhelming and incontrovertible, then why are so many of the rabbinical and medical ‘experts’ on vaccines in the orthodox Jewish community trying to close down the debate before it even begins?
Can I check my emotions or am I a slave?
I’m so glad to be alive.