How often do you feel like you can do anything, accomplish everything – but, before you know it, ten years has passed and the reality hasn’t changed? Is there some magic potion, some timeless remedy, some sort of enchanting formula that could help you and us all realize our potential and be the best possible people that we can be in a real way?
The answer, surprising as it is, lies in observing Rosh Hashanah on the first day of Nissan, which just happens to be today.
So L’Shana Tova U’metuka – Happy and Sweet New Year!
Today, we read Parshat HaChodesh, which describes the first mitzvah given to the Children of Israel, the mitzvah of the new month, of the new moon. This mitzvah is all about innovation – about potential, reality and realization.
For God conceived the world six months before God actually created it. And herein lies the secret to actualizing our very own personal potentials as well.