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"Forgiveness of the self"

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Treating the self, right is fundamental to living a full and healthy life. Obviously living a Jewish life would require you to live a full and healthy life. Forgiveness is such an important role in our path to God, each day we go to sleep full of anguish and yearning to cling to Hashem, then Hashem forgives each one of us, so much, as we ask for it, in an earnest way. Now, you cannot begin to reach out to others for forgiveness before deeply having compassion for yourself and your mistakes, annulling yourself of all regret and shame. If we request forgiveness from Hashem, Hashem will just tell us, you haven’t even forgiven yourself, why do you expect me to forgive? You must become a vessel/human before you can fill it with Holiness and purity. Do not go backwards, it will only hurt you. First love yourself, then you can love others, first connect to yourself before you connect to Hashem. First forgive yourself, then once you have a clean heart, break it again for connection to H

"Control"

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When I press a simple key on the keyboard I begin to wonder, do I have control? Am I solely responsible for causing this to happen, is there other factors at play as well? Let’s break it down, the first thing to happen when I type a letter in a keyboard, is a function in my brain, and even before that; the development of decision to type at all. For example, I want to write my shopping list down. Before even understanding how I am going to write it down, I need to understand what made me come up with the need to have a shopping list, generally speaking I want to remember what I need to shop for, For example I have a lot of items for the house that need remembering, so I don’t forget. Even before that, what caused me to forget. My brain! what caused me to have a brain, to have these functions to build to an idea to protect me, to not forget my shopping items, what caused my heart to bother to care if I have all the items I need from the store. My brain must signal my fin