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Dancing with the Yetzer Hara

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Sorry I’m so busy, I hardly have time to think….you know?
When school starts, we are put in a routine, a fast paced dance and we have to always make sure we don’t get behind… 481 more words


Without Hate We Can't Love

Which came first? Hate or love? Good or bad? Chicken or egg?

The Talmud tells us that we are born with the Yetzer Hara, or Evil inclination, and that the Yetzer Tov (Good inclination) doesn’t come until we are older (around the time we start to learn Torah, as I recall.) The Christian world calls it¬†Original Sin. 981 more words


Why We Don't Do What We Know Is Good For Us

Our phone rang immediately after last Shabbos, and when I went to screen the call see who it was, I saw my mother’s cell phone number on the caller i.d. ¬† 1,437 more words