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Caught Your Child Watching Inappropriate Material?

Caught Your Child Watching Inappropriate Material?

This video highlight of Rabbi Manis Friedman is an excerpt from The Questions 8th Graders Ask

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Temptation on the Road to the Heavenly City

“I was glad when they said to me,”Let us go to the house of the LORD.” Now our feet are standing within your gates, O Jerusalem.”

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Healing sin by naming it.

Proverbs 28:13 – “The one who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.” (HCSB)

The word “sin” turns many people off and they just stop listening. 534 more words

Yetzer Hara

Poem "Fat"

These days,
the fastest way
to discredit
a woman
is to call her “fat”.

Years back,
it was “mentally ill”.
Years before that,
the word was… 72 more words


The Enemy Within Us

The truth is that the yetzer hara also uses both of these tactics, but it is more successful when it approaches as a friend. Chovos HaLevavos (Yichud HaMaaseh Ch.

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The Good and the Opposite

These days, I’m regularly mulling over Jewish ideas of creativity. I’m trying to find as much time in my life as possible for writing poetry, prose, and music, and I’m always looking for lessons in our texts. 907 more words


Compassion fatigue and the yetzer hara

Compassion fatigue is a real thing. It is devastating and results in many good people giving up. We forget to take time for ourselves to heal. 771 more words