Spirituality in Action
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Spirituality in Action

There are many components to spirituality. Of course, there is study through which we can gleam insight into the many profundities of the Creator’s magnificence. There is also prayer, a channel whereby words and thoughts can connect us with God’s ever-present Light. Both these pieces are important, and yet there is another component, one I...

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Reaping the True Rewards
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Reaping the True Rewards

Imagine a guy who is about to close a huge contract and make a lot of money. Just before it happens, the deal falls through, and he ends up with nothing. He invested so much time, energy, effort, and then poof it is gone. It is all taken away. Most of us would probably think...

Creating Better Destinations
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Creating Better Destinations

Have you ever spent any time with unruly children? I mean, really unruly children. I have. Now, don’t get me wrong – all children are beautiful, some are just shall we say… highly spirited? A friend of mine had a couple of kids like that. No matter what she and her husband seemed to do, they could...

Infusing the Seed With Light
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Infusing the Seed With Light

“A job well begun is half done.” – Ancient proverb This week’s portion of Vayikra is the first chapter in the Book of Leviticus and, as such, it signifies the start of a new journey. The portion itself describes all manner of sacrifices. It is not a coincidence that this Monday night also happens to be the New Moon of...

Being Like The Light
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Being Like The Light

As we enter into the portion of Vayelech, we are also entering into the month of Tishrei (Libra) and the holiday of Rosh Hashanah. The portion of Vayelech is one of the shortest in the Bible, and we know that where there is less, there is always more – making this one of the most...

Where You Are is Where You Are Meant to Be
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Where You Are is Where You Are Meant to Be

All of us are tested each day. The question is whether we can, in the midst of our difficulties and pain, find it within ourselves to say, “Whatever place I find myself in is here so that I can become someone better in the future.” In the middle of a bankruptcy or during the breakdown...