Monthly Archives: December 2019

An Imprint

The Maor VaShemesh writes, “On motzei Shabbos kodesh, when the neshamah yeseirah leaves, an imprint of its holiness remains, as known to the experts in kabbalah.” Similarly, the imprint and impression of Chanukah will remain with us the entire year, … Continue reading

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A Permanent Asset that Pays Dividends

“If you gave charity, you will merit money. If you merited money, then give charity with it.” When one has money to give, one has the opportunity to create a permanent asset. Hashem is giving the person a chance to … Continue reading

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Enemies

The fool turns a friend into an enemy, and the wise man turns an enemy into a friend. ~ Tnuas Hamussar

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What is the source of happiness?  

You don’t get happiness by looking elsewhere.  It’s inside of you.  You have within you an endless fountain of joy.  And when you discover this secret, then you need nothing else. There’s no experience in life that can even remotely … Continue reading

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What are you counting?

In a society that has you counting money, pounds, calories and steps, be a rebel and count your blessings instead.

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For what are we grateful on Chanuka?

Gratitude is the first responsibility of the soul.  We must remember what Hashem did for our nation as long as we exist, which means forever and ever.  The gratitude of Chanuka was that Hashem helped us keep the Torah. ~ … Continue reading

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Logic?

“The miracle of Chanuka was that one flask of oil burned for eight days. Some say the oil burned, but new oil miraculously appeared each day. Some say the oil wasn’t really burning, that the flame was miraculous. The theories go on and … Continue reading

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