Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Slave mentality

A few weeks ago I was listening to a shiur from the Nshei Library.  This particular speaker was affiliated with the Karlin-Stolin community.  One of the messages from the shiur which stuck with me was this: The attitude of “I can do whatever I want” is the epitome of slavery. I don’t remember the breakdown,… Continue reading Slave mentality

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

the aroma of actions

What if everything we did in private had a public manifestation, so that our behavior would be broadcast to everyone who saw us?  Like with smoking, for instance.  Even though a person may not be presently holding a cigarette (or cigar, pipe etc.), there is an odor which lingers on the clothing, the hair, the… Continue reading the aroma of actions