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Devarim Thirty-Two: Moses Shares His Wisdom

Moses begins his final, epic speech with some poetic language. “My lesson will drip like rain; my word will flow like dew; like storm winds on vegetation and like raindrops on grass (Deuteronomy 32:2).” These are beautiful metaphors, and a little unexpected in this context. 459 more words

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We are in the month of Elul, the 6th month in the Hebrew calendar.  Traditionally, this is a month of repentance and deep introspection as we prepare ourselves to stand before the King on Tishri 10, Yom Kippur. 

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Ki Tavo - Counting Our Blessings

ולא נתן ה’ לכם לב לדעת ועינים לראות ואזניים לשמוע עד היום הזה

(דברים, כ”ט, ג’)

An oft-repeated story among rabbis and teachers talks about the student who was searching for spirituality. 486 more words

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Devarim Thirty-One: Happy Birthday Moses

It’s time for Moses’s birthday! Today, he turns 120 years old. It’s a slightly morbid birthday though, because it means he’s basically reached the end of the road and won’t be fulfilling his ultimate goal of crossing the Jordan and entering Israel. 327 more words

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HOW CAN I PRAY WHEN I'M SO ANGRY

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”  How true.  Anger is not only a negative emotion, it’s non-productive.  279 more words

Christianity

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I’ve just posted my latest installment at http://www.h4i.us. I’m taking a few days off from research and writing to hear from the Lord. In the interim, I am sharing interesting posts from some of the blogs that I personally follow.

How to Develop Selfless Love for the Creator

How to Develop Selfless Love for the Creator

Starting with Proper “Fear of the Creator”

Spiritual, altruistic fear, like all other anti-egoistic qualities of spiritual objects, is completely unlike any of our qualities or perceptions. 636 more words

Yeshua Letters To His Bride