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Self-Transformation
January 19, 2017

Keep the Mind Up

When my wife Nomi was pregnant with our second son Navonel, she was forced to spend an extended period in hospital lying on her back. Adir, our five year old,…
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Self-Transformation
January 6, 2017

Standing in the Light

“You have set our wrongdoings before You, our hidden sins before the light of Your countenance.” - Psalm 90:8 When we hold an object at a distance from a light…
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Self-Transformation
December 16, 2016

The Transforming Power of Spiritual Love II: The Sacrificial Love of a Great Soul

Who is willing to put the needs of others before their own needs? Who is willing to make sacrifices for the sake of humanity? Which one of us is prepared…
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Self-Transformation
November 17, 2016

The Transformative Power of Spiritual Love

Love is a most powerful spiritual force. It conquers the heart and mind of an individual in a single moment. Love transforms a sinner into a saint. Love turns grief…
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Self-Transformation
November 10, 2016

Mitzvah: Spiritual Glue

"When she came into the room, she picked up a little plastic toy duck that must have belonged to her grandchild and took it over to a plastic basin on…
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Self-Transformation
November 4, 2016

Going Beyond Self-Justification

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the Lord ponders the hearts. - Proverbs 21:2 It is impossible to correct an aspirant who has the dangerous…
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Self-Transformation
September 22, 2016

Teshuvah III: Want Nothing for the Lower Self

“While I had heard and read about selflessness, purity, and goodness, and while I thought I knew people who exemplified those golden qualities, actually I had not the faintest idea…
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Self-Transformation
September 15, 2016

Teshuvah II: The Path of Return

Each day, there is a bat kol, a heavenly voice, which calls out from Mount Sinai: “Return O faithless children” (Jer. 3:14) - Tractate Hagigah 15A The Hasidic Master, Yisrael…
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