Everything we do in life is like climbing a mountain. We start at the bottom and work our way to the top. Maybe you know people who start near the top, for they were born in circumstances that granted them special advantages, but don't be jealous of them. Over the long run, those who started at the bottom and worked their way up are the ones with solid character and true gratification. Everyone respects a self-made individual, but few have regard for the person who was born with the proverbial silver spoon in his or her mouth...
There's much more of this important lesson in life in A Steady Climb, my feature article in this week's amazing issue of Breslev Israel magazine. Enjoy it, and here's much more of what you can look forward to:
Rav Shalom Arush and I heard an phenomenal story when we were in the USA several weeks ago about the power of spreading emuna - A Life for a Life is a must-read...
The action is just starting: Breslev Israel's Racheli Reckles starts a new column this week that has been born out of the many questions people ask her. This week's is a headspinner, about a wife who caught her husband flirting with women via a false identity on Facebook. Don't miss Online Lover.
Also featured this week:
Howard Morton - Kaddish of Gog & Magog
Dr. Zev Ballen - Not So Fast, Doc!
Racheli Reckles - Rock Bottom
Rabbi Eli Mansour - Pouring Wine for Guests: May a Married Woman Pour Wine for a Guest?
Rabbi Yaacov Haber - The 10th of Teveth (Falls this coming Thursday night and Friday)
Rivka Levy - Full Steam Ahead
Rabbi Dovid Charlop - Evil Eye, Good Eye, about this week's Torah portion, Vayichi
The yahrtzeit of Rebbe Natan of Breslev (1780-1845) is this coming Thursday night and Friday, the 10th of Teveth.
Big Beams blessings for a beautiful week!