Category: NEWS & VIEWS

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WHO IS RIGHTEOUS AMONG US?

What does it mean to be holy and righteous? The ancient Kabbalah, based on the wisdom and Light of the sacred book of Zohar has a provocative explanation for what it really means to be righteous.

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GOD NEVER PUNISHES

For two thousand years, we have been under the mistaken impression that God punishes and rewards us for our behavior. Nothing could be farther from the truth. As Passover approaches, let’s correct this misguided view once and for all.

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THE PRICE OF PARADISE

Fear comes free. Courage costs. The price of courage is fear. The amount of fear you’re prepared to trade away is the amount of courage you’ll receive in exchange. Fear is currency, not a curse. We use it to buy...

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THE RAV AND THE RABAD

Here’s a reprint of a blog I posted back in 2012 about Kabbalist Rav Berg. It’s always powerful to read and reread stories about the giant Kabbalists as it draws their soul to our lives. It also awakens our own...

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A THREE MINUTE WAR

The great Kabbalist known as the “Genius of Vilna” (Gaon Vilna) said the great war (Gog Magog) that precedes the coming of the Messiah would last only three hours. Imagine, an apocalyptic war lasting only 180 minutes. Three hours. Perhaps...

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LIFE

For MARCH 6th, 2014 Here it is. Bite-size bits of wisdom as profound and deep as they are simple, short and sweet. This is the wisdom of the ages, the oldest wisdom on earth, the wisdom that not only makes...

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1 OUT OF 7 BILLION

The true study of Kabbalah was never meant for all mankind. Kabbalah was actually meant for those who had the ability to let go of all preconceived notions about reality and existence. Kabbalah was meant for those who had the...

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THE SIMPLICITY OF PARADISE

Opposites repel in spirituality. If God answers our prayers, God is the cause and our happiness is the effect. Opposites repel so God cannot answer our prayers directly. It won’t work.  This is why prayers go unanswered. Instead, God gives...

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A FEW BOTTOM LINE TRUTHS

1. What is empty and useless and temporary is greatly valued by this world. What is true and priceless and eternal is mocked by those who seek to profit from our pain. But we are not victims. We are constantly...

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IMMORTALITY — REALLY?

The secret of immortality will not come from Ponce de León who tried to discover the fountain of youth by sailing the seven seas in search of this mythological source of water; it will come from Moses de León who...

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EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT LIFE!

For JANUARY 16th, 2014 Here it is. Bite-size bits of wisdom as profound and deep as they are simple, short and sweet. This is the wisdom of the ages, the oldest wisdom on earth, the wisdom that not only makes...

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EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT LIFE!

For JANUARY 15th, 2014 Here it is. Bite-size bits of wisdom as profound and deep as they are simple, short and sweet. This is the wisdom of the ages, the oldest wisdom on earth, the wisdom that not only makes...