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
June 17, 2016

Corridor

“This world is like a corridor before the World to Come.” - The Ethics of the Fathers 4:16 “Better one hour of bliss in the World to Come than the…
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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
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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Spiritual Wisdom
November 27, 2015

The Power of Spirit

“Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit says the Lord of Hosts.” - Zechariah 4:6 “When you find no strength left in the body, when you find no…
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Spiritual Wisdom
November 5, 2015

The Dynamics of Grace

“Grace is flowing like the ocean, ever full. Everyone draws from it according to his capacity. How can one who brings only a tumbler complain that he is not able…
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Spiritual Wisdom
July 10, 2015

Our Natural State

When people would come to Ramana Maharshi and ask him how they could reach Self-realization, he would answer them by saying that self-realization is not something to be reached or…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 28, 2014

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
May 15, 2013

The Supernal Torah

  We are told in the Kabbalah that God in the Ein Sof, the Absolute Reality, is pure infinite consciousness. How did this Infinite Consciousness become embodied in a finite…
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Spiritual Wisdom
March 1, 2013

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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