Spiritual Wisdom
November 17, 2017

Wisdom

Psalm 104:24 declares: ”You have created them all with wisdom.”  Wisdom reaches to the heart of the Creation. It evokes the Divine idea that has formed this world and applies…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 24, 2017

Two Spiritual Approaches

After breaking bread, one should recite the following prayer: “For the sake of the union of the Holy One Blessed be He and His Shekhinah , I am not eating…
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Spiritual Wisdom
January 13, 2017

The Help of Heaven

There is a great deal of work that each of us needs to undertake in order to get ourselves right. It takes tremendous courage to even attempt this work and…
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Spiritual Wisdom
August 5, 2016

What do We Need?

Man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the Lord, does man live. - Deuteronomy 8:3 The Hasidic Master, Yisrael of…
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Spiritual Wisdom
March 10, 2016

As God Commanded

“And Moses saw all the work, and, behold, they had done it exactly as the Lord had commanded, even so had they done it: and Moses blessed them.” - Exodus 39:43…
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Spiritual Wisdom
March 3, 2016

Torah: A Path of Wisdom and Peace

“Her ways are ways of pleasantness and all her paths are peace.” - Proverbs 3:17 The Torah is a religious manual that teaches us how to live our life. The…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 12, 2016

The Ocean of God

“’Dive deep, O mind, dive deep in the Ocean of God’s Beauty.” - Kabir “There are innumerable pathways leading to the Ocean of Immortality”, explains Sri Ramakrishna, “the essential thing is…
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Spiritual Wisdom
January 15, 2016

What is True?

“If this is true, what else could matter? If it is not true, what do our lives matter?” - Swami Vivekananda {{1}} What is it that we believe in? What is…
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Spiritual Wisdom
January 1, 2016

Spiritual Optimism II: Transcending the Conflict Between Optimism and Tradition

There exists an inherent tension between tradition and optimism. Tradition emphasizes the imperfections in human nature and the many difficulties of life in this world. According to the tradition, our…
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