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In Parshat Shmot, Moses is revealed to be the first stutterer. Yet, he overcomes this challenge to become G/d’s communication channel to the world.
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Moses teaches us the art of communication. With his guidance we can enhance existing relationships, connect to others more sincerely and end stereotyping.
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Our sages describe the age of Moshiach as a reality which “the heart does not reveal to the mouth,” where we will inhabit the “subconscious” of G-d.
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The Talmud relates that Rabbi Meir would deduce a person’s nature from his name: the 3 Hebrew letters that spell “Korach” delineate the contours of conflict.
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The world is G-d speaking, but what is the soul? A short examination of the concept of speech, the soul of man, and the creation of the world.
When we speak, we emulate G-d’s speaking the world into being. We extend ourselves beyond our own existence in the minds, hearts and deeds of others.
Eliezer’s story is a classic example of the “toil of speech”—of the manner in which we apply our creative and communicative skills to create a world in partnership with G-d.
Since the destruction of the Temple and our exile from the Holy Land, these venues of connection (mitzvos) with G-d have been closed to us.
What are spoken words? Nothing really, at least not in the material sense.
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