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The Law of Moses

The old system under the law of Moses was only a shadow, a dim preview of the good things to come, not the good things themselves. 128 more words

Spiritual Learning

March 28 - When God Says "No!" (Don't Try Again!)

Matthew 23:1-12; Numbers 22:41-23:26; Song of Solomon 3:6-5:1

I tend to be impulsive. I make my plans, start working on them and then, in the middle of the actions, breathe silent prayers asking God to bless what I’m doing. 376 more words

Devotional Thoughts

Parents are the Most Wonderful People in Life...Please Respect Them...Now and Forever

There is a saying that “no one knows what will come next and what life will bring about in the future.” It is true. This concept is often said by people…but not many act on it at the right time. 660 more words

Tzav (Lev. 6:1 - 8:36), Shabbat HaGadol

This week’s portion, Tzav (“command,” verb, imperative) gets more into the nitty gritty of the rituals of the burnt offering, the meal offering, the sin offering, the guilt offering, the offering of well-being, the sacrifice of well-being, and the offerings for the upcoming ordination of Aaron and his sons as priests.  1,260 more words

I met Happiness

We sat across each other
Sipping on a cup of tea I asked
Happiness where it was lost
It forcefully managed a smile
And barely whispered “ 248 more words

Scattered Words

Everyone Wants To Be Remembered

This week, I was thinking about who we remember. The annals of history are filled with recognizable names such as Aristotle, Plato, Julius Caesar, Marco Polo, Vlad the Impaler, Genghis Kahn, Napoleon, Czar Nickolas II, George Washington, Amerigo Vespucci, Adolph Hitler. 560 more words

Stories

Commentary for Vayikra

This Shabbat is one of the rare occasions where we read from three different Torah scrolls. The first six aliyot are read from the regularly scheduled weekly parshah, the seventh aliyah is the reading that would normally be the maftir reading for Shabbat that coincides with Rosh Chodesh, and the maftir reading is a special portion read on the Shabbat directly before or coinciding with Rosh Chodesh of the month of Nissan, during which Passover falls. 544 more words