The problem’s galus. The solution’s geula. Simple, isn’t it? The problem’s galus. The solution’s geula. Easy to forget.
It was happening again. Again I’d found myself in a group social setting and again was suffering from Overunder Syndrome (OUS). For those of you unfamiliar with this condition (and for those of you who are, but in undiagnosed form), I’ll explain. Whenever necessity or circumstance sequesters me together for any appreciable length of Read more
This person is a human who is created in the image of Hashem, and their worth is far greater than that of “a clerk in a bank”.
The fire burned so brightly in the eyes of the Rachmastrivka Rebbe, Yisroel Mordechai Twerski, that I found it hard to meet his gaze.
Every year, we read the story of the exodus from Egypt in the Pesach Haggada. In the Midrash, it’s written that the Egyptian exile was the hardest period of time that Am Yisrael experienced. The slavery was extremely hard. Writing in Likutey Halachot, Rav Natan of Breslov says that the exile was a galut hanefesh Read more
Look out the window and know that the space in front of you is infinite.
A husband and wife are one soul divided between two identities. But that split isn’t usually smooth and even – like a broken matzoh.
If a person isn’t extremely careful, all his wisdom will simply contribute to his feelings of pride growing to monstrous proportions.
Each individual Jew serves G-d in a different way. We each have a different job to do in the world. There is no lump sum when it comes to avodas Hashem.
It was during those walks that I sensed that G-d was always by my side, coaching me on.He had never left me, though I had left Him.