Pain & Suffering
The real question we must ask is not just why we sometimes feel such acute pain, but what we are meant to learn from it.Explore
What have I done to deserve this? And how can I make it stop? Sometimes the pain seems to be insurmountable, the suffering cruel in its intensity. But why – I am a good person! I try so hard and yet I am hit again and again with such hurt – the loss of a loved one, a broken relationship, a suffering child. Why would a good G-d allow something like this to happen? Does G-d not cry, as I do? Does G-d not feel pain, as I do? What can I do to make it go away?
By remembering Jacob’s wound we sensitize ourselves to the fact that mindless immersion in material existence touches a nerve which leaves us wounded.
Life is painful. Would it be better not to be born?
When things fall apart there are three initial steps you can take to start restoring security and order to your life.
The downside of self interest is getting trapped in your comfort zone and your own box. What shakes us up?
Once a year on Yom Kippur, the high priest entered the Holy of Holies. In the same vein, each person should enter his own holy of holies.
Of all abuses’ devastating effects the most damaging of all is the violation of human dignity. Causing deep shame, abuse demoralizes the human spirit and strips a person of his G-d-given birthright – the sense of self-value and self-esteem.
By digging deeper into the 2437 year-old system of the Seven Weeks of Comfort we can discover the secrets of how to deal with all forms of loss and suffering; how to move from destruction to consolation to renewal – the mystery of eternity that has held us together through centuries of upheaval.
Using the concepts of The Five Roots of Trauma, this article looks at the five tragic events that took place on the 17th of Tammuz..
The three weeks between the first attack on the Holy Temple and the final destruction are a time concentrate on healing by addressing the root of the issue.
By digging deeper into the 2437 year-old system of the Seven Weeks of Comfort we can discover the secrets of how to deal with all forms of loss and suffering; how to move from destruction to consolation to renewal – the mystery of eternity that has held us together through centuries of upheaval.Read More