It feels funny telling people that Lag b’Omer is my favorite holiday. I mean, officially it’s not even a holiday at all. It has no ‘halachos’, other than not saying tachanun, and it doesn’t even have the traditional signature foods that give the Yomim Tovim so much flavor. But, what can I say? There’s just Read more
the spiritual dimension
The ball was coming the boy’s way.
Of course we want Moshiach / We have waited so many years / But how does one express this? / How should one show he cares?
And on this Pesach, may the mouth speak light.
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.
Pre-Pesach is the time when you blurt out things you’ll regret for the next 50 years, about ‘never liking his mother anyway!’
It was worth the divorce and second marriage, just to taste that magical thing called humility, which is what people got from being slaves in Egypt.
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.