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"Work and Spirituality"
The balance between work and Judaism is in fact a very tough dilemma, the reason being, work is in stark contrast with the Godliness. Such as, if you work too
hard, the spiritual side will bleed, as well, if you dedicate your life to Jewish values
and make it a core focus that too will affect your work level (and commitment). How are we
supposed to go about this annoying conflict, either way we lose out! But my friends, the deeper you
go, you will find something beautiful about this necessity of life. You see, if we
would lose ourselves to our spiritual pursuits, we will lose the true deep connection to
it. When you go deeply into a passionate idea or view, we loose perspective that enables us to continue to go after it with that same endearment. It is only when we walk away, do we get to reconnect with a true desirable
connection. As the expression goes "if you love something (someone), you must let it free". This applies even to our dedication to work, “workaholics” are terrible workers, they are
stuck in it, only when we let go of our work, can we reconnect to it with a
sort of enthusiasm.
It’s a promiscuous world unfortunately, we have a surrounding of constant bombardment to follow our deepest desires and even creating new and deeper desires, which promises us more tranquility. What is the Torah approach, how does God want us to approach such a generation, what is the path of righteousness in this arena and how can we best walk it. There are those who say that, we must fight and destroy the evil and there are those who say “what’s wrong with a little of this and a little of that”. Both are valid, in Shema, Hashem says to not go after you heart and after your eyes which you are going after. Its two parts, the reality of the desires within which Hashem created and then there is the straying after approach to these desires. We love to feel good, we love to enjoy and have a grand time but, if it’s a “straying” and the mind is just a muscle to these feelings then we have become nothing more than our fellow animal. And become “as man and beast happen to the same d
...The scariest word in the dictionary, hands down. It frightens young and old alike, scaring people to drugs and other mind-altering reliefs. What is so scary about it? Why does it push us to the brink of avoidance? And what remedy will fix us from this terrible fear? What does Hashem say about commitment, for those who don’t know, there is a tractate call Niddarim which delves into the promises we make in life and how detailed it elaborates on all life’s pressures, it is mentioned in the ten commandments (do not swear falsely) and it is such an important part of the growth that we start Yom Kippur off with this concept, “kol nidre”. When we commit to something in our lives, usually it’s something we are already doing, we put our heart and soul into it. This is probably the most important thing if you want to talk about growth, it is only with our “kishkes” that we can truly change. If we halfway do something, the other half is pushing away creating a life of pain and conflic
Its all starts with nagging, then a disruption and at last, a cry. God made us question ourselves constantly and thoroughly, we become sort of like - self questionnaires, whether we want this or not, we don't always desire this inner voice. It's what makes us cross through boundaries that were shut and sealed off to us. Some of us unfortunately become enraged "how can this happen, all I wanted was some peace and quiet" The strong ones among us recognize the reality of it, that the human being will always question their own direction, always being uncertain that this is the right path. In other words - we need to grow. But, my friends this can be enlightening as well as amazing. Because we have these thoughts and emotions, we can precisely always change and be different. If yesterday I wanted this, today I might want something else or more importantly, I need to want the same thing differently, on a deeper plane, there is more to sacrifice! Living this life with