January 25, 2011

When Akiba was on his deathbed, he bemoaned to his rabbi that he felt he was a failure. His rabbi moved closer and asked why, and Akiba confessed that he had not lived a life like Moses. The poor man began to cry, admitting that he feared God’s judgment. At this, his rabbi leaned into […]


Happy New Year!

January 18, 2011

What brought you joy when you were a child? Was it a warm summer day of playing with a friend, building a snowman, hiking down a country road, or roasting a hot dog over an open fire? When did you feel most at peace? When did you feel the world was in perfect order? My […]

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