Spiritual Growth

The Growth Power of the Tithe

January 24, 2023 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Nothing so powerfully infuses the soul with trust in the Almighty, or bitachon, as the mitzvah of ma'aser does. Ma'aser means tithing one's income and giving the money to a worthy cause. The act of tithing shows that a person trusts Hashem for income and therefore is not afraid of fulfilling this… [Read more...]

Above the Clouds

October 27, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

When the Almighty wants to uplift a person to a higher spiritual level, He first sends them some sort of verbal abuse.┬áVerbal abuse breaks a person's heart. Yet, in striving to overcome a broken heart, a person builds an emotionally-stronger heart. Here's a lesson in spiritual resistance… [Read more...]

Paying Back a Favor

October 11, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

How do I repay a person who helped me strengthen my faith and make me happier? What's it worth, a million dollars? A billion dollars? There's a big difference between paying back a material favor and paying back a spiritual favor. This time of year is especially conducive to pondering the… [Read more...]

Mitzvoth of the Mouth: Spiritual Oral Hygiene

July 21, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Since Coronavirus has such a predilection for the mouth and throat, oral hygiene is a determining factor in controlling its spread. Health authorities urge us to protect ourselves and those around us by keeping our mouth cleaner and free of harmful microorganisms. They're correct, but only… [Read more...]

Closeness to God

July 12, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

This message comes from the holy gravesite of King David on Mount Zion. We examine his autobiographical statement in at the end of Psalm 57 where he tells us his definition of "good." As a result, we see what the King of Israel's top priority… [Read more...]

Private Speaking 101

July 7, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The more we maintain an even emotional keel, the more we become immune to stress and anxiety. The more we live a stress-and-anxiety free life, the more mental and physical energy we have. That leaves us more resources to devote to productive endeavors. In that respect, there's no stress-buster like… [Read more...]

Every Day Happy

June 14, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Imagine that every gift in life that we take for granted would disappear. How miserable we'd be! Shouldn't we rejoice when we do enjoy all of life's gifts, especially the spiritual… [Read more...]

Renewal

April 20, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Springtime is when all of creation renews itself. This time of the year is ideal to renew our own personal relationship with the Creator. We do that by finding a nice quiet place where we can speak to Him in solitude. Here's… [Read more...]

We Were There

April 7, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The Seder night is when we tell the story of our Exodus from Egypt. The Zohar and the Gemara laud the amazing attributes of this mitzvah. It strengthens emuna and solidifies the family. In addition, it enhances one's inner joy, especially when we tell of the Exodus as if we were… [Read more...]

Hidden Lights

March 31, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Superficial, exterior looks at people, things or events are always misleading and very inaccurate. The essence of any creation is the Divine wisdom that is inherent in that creation. Once we connect to that Divine wisdom, we connect to the Creator. That way, our insight, intellect and potential… [Read more...]

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