I would like to tell you something about yourself. There is an area of your life that you have likely given up hope on. Perhaps you’ve given up on moving to Israel, getting married, becoming more observant, or any other goal. You’ve tried, you’ve failed and you’ve given up; you’ve thrown in the towel. But
Our rabbis teach that we are currently in the final stages before the arrival of the Messiah. We are also told that our 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
The activities we do can be divided into two categories: Those which vary day by day and those we do on a daily basis. Over time, which category will have the greatest impact on our lives? Generally, the things we do on a regular basis define us and determine if our lives are full of
Can you check off these items? If not, which one will you strengthen? The purpose of this checklist is to focus your attention to areas you may want to improve. Look over this list and choose one area you are motivated to address. Just focus on that area and once you have strengthened it,
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
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.