Read a riveting and inspiring story of one woman's efforts to obtain forgiveness for her childhood wrongs...
Menachem Av and Elul
Teshuva is a misunderstood concept. It not a social movement that applies only to those from non-observant backgrounds…
Elul is Now
Do you feel stuck in a rut? Are you waiting for something to give you a push forward? David Ben Horin gives great advice that will even help us prepare for the new year...now!
Freelancing to Eternity
Freelancing is a lesson in humility with zero expectations. But the upside potential is also that much more. If only we could freelance with God…
Five Steps to Elul Success
Frustrated that you make the same goals every year with little change? Here are simple steps to ensure a favorable judgment for the coming year.
Signs of Summer
Along with the heat and the massive temptation to misuse our limbs, our eyes, and our minds, the summer ushers in the bloom of the dates, the pomegranates, and the olives.
Recipe for a Happy Summer
Parents expect things from their children, and the children have their own expectations of summer break. Everyone is unhappy; what’s the solution?
Labor of Love
Labor Day is a day to recognize and acknowledge that we toil. For some of us it is a day when we feel sorry for working so hard at the expense of family and community…
Forgiveness in Five
When Hashem arranges for someone to insult or humiliate us, especially in the month of Elul or during the High Holidays, it's like winning the Irish lottery. Here's why…
Choose Your Passport
When we see how a man’s actions are judged by his fellow man versus how he is judged by Hashem, we see the lie unfold and the Truth revealed…
Forgive and Be Forgiven
"You saw me crying and laughing," said Rabbi Cruspidai. "I cried when confronted with the Angel of Death; I laughed when the Divine Presence shielded me from him…"
Forgive and Be Forgiven
Rabbi David Chaim Stern awoke from his coma and his dream, took a pen and paper, and wrote a writ of forgiveness for every one of the people who had insulted him…
The Taste for Life
In these final weeks of Elul before Rosh Hashana, a person should be engaging in serious self-assessment. What are we doing on earth? What's it all for?
The Anti-Arrogance Tool
We are tested at every moment; that's why we must listen so carefully to the inner voice that asks, "Where are you?" Do we have an answer? Do we know our true place in life?
They’re All Beautiful
Tu B'Av: Rebbe Yishmael ben Elisha had special compassion for the poor girls of marital age who couldn't find a match because they lacked the wherewithal to provide a dowry...
The Gift of Forgiveness
I began to realize that my mind was crowded with hurtful memories of past events. And these emotional items accumulated and filled more and more corners of my brain. I decided to give myself a GIFT...
Proper Spiritual Arousal
So what if you made a mistake? Being sad and disappointed in yourself doesn't solve a thing. Fortunately, there's a time when it's easy to rectify...
The Strength of Confession
A indication of strength is one's willingness to admit a mistake, and not to hide from it. Hashem regards a person's confession as strength, not weakness...