Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Things I Learned When My Fridge Stopped Working on Rosh Hashana

Yes, you read that correctly.  When I opened the refrigerator on Thursday night to take out the food for the next meal, I noticed that the temperature inside the fridge was . . . not cold.  I closed the door and immediately re-opened it, thinking maybe I was imagining things.  But, no, it was definitely… Continue reading Things I Learned When My Fridge Stopped Working on Rosh Hashana

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: It’s not a coincidence

I heard someone lamenting the fact that she was having a difficult time with a certain relationship.  She was feeling hurt, angry and frustrated.  It was taking a lot of her energy just to deal with the situation. While I was empathizing with her, I was reminded of a certain five-point plan of action that… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: It’s not a coincidence

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: Miracles by choice

And we’re back for round #3: A couple weeks ago I was listening to a shiur by Rebbetzin Heller on naaleh.com, and something she said made an impression on me.  This is a very, very rough paraphrase, but essentially, You can choose to see a miracle, or not.  In having a baby, in seeing the… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Miracles by choice