Humiliation: The Spirituality of Embarrassment

We all have embarrassing moments. Times when we feel ashamed or humiliated. Are these just negative experiences, best to be forgotten? In this video, Rabbi Simon Jacobson discusses the deeper meaning of shame — the spirituality of embarrassment. Discover what the Kabbalah says about the very normal, real human experience of humiliation. How shame is a positive force, which can be harnessed toward positive ends. Learn why nothing is wrong with you, and in fact why it is quite positive, to feel humiliated. In Judaism, enlightenment does not come from indifference. Rather, experiencing embarrassment is a sign of emotional health.


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