Spiritual // practical.
Mystical // actionable.
Groundbreaking // traditional.
Self improvement, growth and personal transformation through the lens of ancient mysticism.
Except Elul isn’t really about saying sorry, and Teshuvah isn’t really about repentance. The High Holidays aren’t about spending a day bored in the Synagogue, and they’re certainly not a manmade trigger point to get you to hate your heritage even more when you find that the Temple is so damn hard.
Ah, love. That thing we all want, the thing we all try to get more of in our life, that thing we all chase with the ardor of a thousand warriors and the thirst of a crazed pack of camels. We want love, we want transcendence, we want ecstasy, and we often pay the price for it - without realizing that it's not as steep as we think. We readily part with our sanity, our own essence of self, for the sake of uniting with this great godforce of love, but there's a big piece of the picture we forget in the process.
Rejection. It's hard because it's worth it, but does it ever get any easier?
When the Jewish people received revelation on Mount Sinai, it was the culmination of a process of transformation that would enable them to bring heavenly fire into the depths of the earth.
On a spiritual path, how do we integrate our revelations with physical activity - or elevate our mundane day-to-day with the teachings of Divinity?
The two seemingly opposed Sefirot of Netzach - triumph and Hod - humility; fuse together to create connection - which only takes place with deep, imbued, everlasting strength in vulnerability.
Is the key to being holy being separate from the rest - or separating ourselves so we can reconnect with the Source that powers us all equally?
Sacrificing the lamb of habit means looking the restriction in the face and seeing that it actually has no power over us, after all.
As we tell the tales and spin the yarns of Lashon Hara, or “Evil Speech” in Hebrew, we color not just our own perceptions of others but start to foster the preconceived notions of others with our own paintbrush.
Finding the joy in tragedy isn't easy, but finding joy in one thing at a time is the first step.
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