The Benefit of Going the Extra (Uncomfortable) Mile
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The Benefit of Going the Extra (Uncomfortable) Mile

There are times in our life that we are asked to step outside of our comfort zone—times when we are asked to do things that are either inconvenient or unpleasant, perhaps for another person, or in our spiritual work, or in a relationship, or in any other area. These instances, in reality, are opportunities for...

Lessons Learned
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Lessons Learned

In this week’s portion, the Zohar makes an interesting point about the plagues that occurred in Egypt: that Pharaoh seems to forget about each plague after things return to normal. All the water turns to blood (plague number one), but as soon as it has reverted back to water, Pharaoh forgets what happened. Frogs (plague...

A New Year of Growth
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A New Year of Growth

The soul is eternal, meaning that the Light force, or the creative energy that is inside each of us, is something that has and will always exist and can never be constrained. We may not always understand this, but consider this example: Even though a tree is bare in the wintertime, come spring, it grows...