Our instinctive response to crisis and tragedy is to look for people to blame and to think they are the sole cause of our difficulties. We say to each other, “If only they would have acted differently, things would have been different.” But this is a mistake. The underlying cause behind everything is G-d. Things
Our rabbis inform us that we are currently in the final stages before the arrival of the Messiah. The Sages teach that the future redemption will parallel the redemption from Egypt (derived from Micah 7:15). By understanding what occurred then, we will gain insight into what is occurring now. Before the Jews were redeemed from
When was the last time you felt really good, happy and content? Many of us experience periods of emotional distress. The three tools of gratitude, acceptance and self-compassion can help us bring more peace and joy into our lives. (1) Gratitude According to research, being grateful increases our happiness. Begin your day expressing appreciation to
Which one of these six sins will you repair this Elul?
Trying to walk the line between giving into higher pleasures and lower pleasures.
How to protect yourself and your family from the immorality around us.
As temptations reach new heights, our level of commitment must rise as well.
How to transcend your challenges.
Is one of these five holding you back from making use of the amazing gift of repentance?
This weekend marks Rosh Chodesh Elul. Now is the time to request forgiveness for ourselves.