Tag Archives: Gospel of Luke

Controlling Stress, Anxiety & Depression by Fasting (2/2)

Abstention and Fasting On Yom Kippur, the Torah commands us to “afflict ourselves” by not eating. To not eat is to suffer. G-d gives us this day to try and wake us up, to shake us out of our slumber, … Continue reading

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Life à la Mode: Fads, Fashions & the Latest Trend

Living from Trend to Trend   And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses. [Luke 12:15 (NKJV)]. Celebrities, technological innovations and glamorous possessions … Continue reading

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Religion & Spirituality: Institutional Worship vs. Divine Intimacy (2/2)

Religion vs. Spirituality Why do you call me, “Lord, Lord,” and do not do what I say? [Luke 6:46]. Imbued with sacred symbols and solemnity, providing sacraments and liturgy, our religion establishes guard rails as we travel toward the spiritual understanding. Our … Continue reading

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