We have been through so many incarnations and our soul has experienced such great trouble just to be where we are today. Grab the opportunity!
We are all looking for clarity in our lives. We want to know what we are meant to be doing, in both small and big ways. This level of knowing is attainable, provided we meet one important prerequisite: a willingness to do what is uncomfortable.
Many times we say we want to know what our next step is, but often we hope that step is relatively easy. This is why we are frequently unclear. The Light of the Creator only gives us something we truly desire.
When we have a lack or a need, and we focus on a friend who has the same need and pray for them, we will be answered and fulfilled first.
Every night when I put my daughter Miriam to sleep, she asks for a story. I told her this one a few nights ago. I’ve read it many times before, yet it impacted me in a way different than ever before.
The story is about the Baal Shem Tov, a great soul and righteous person, who was told through divine inspiration about a person whose spiritual work was greater than his. His name was Moses the Shepherd.
The great master was eager to meet this person, so he gathered a few students and mounted a carriage to the village, not too far away.
We think we are sad because things don't go our way. In truth, things don't go our way because we are sad.
The great kabbalists were known to use frequently their visions to know people’s prayers to the Creator, as well as the response. One Yom Kippur, the highest day of the year, after the prayers and services were concluded, a kabbalist turned to his student, an over-worked pub owner, and said, “I know what you asked the Creator for.
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One of the most powerful lessons I have learned is that we can all be doing so much more. We can be doing more to help the world, more for our loved ones, and more for ourselves. The reason we don’t is because we think we’re insignificant.
Many of us downplay who we are, feeling we are just small cogs in a much larger wheel. Change the world? Please. That’s for presidents, world leaders, celebrities, and holy men. I’m just one person.
The purpose of sharing is not to do a good action, but it is to change who we are and to bring blessings and protection into our life.
I’d like to share with you a story I continue to find, even many years after first hearing it and retelling it countless times, a great reminder and inspiration. I trust it will be for you too.
A man makes the long journey to his teacher and tells him that his son is in a terrible condition and that the doctors have given up hope. Without his teacher’s intercession, the man’s son will certainly die.
“Is there anything that you can do to help?” he asks. The spiritual master prays and meditates.
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