Does God Feel and Share Our Pain?

Jeff: Ken I’m sorry, I can’t publish your book, the story’s convoluted; just not credible. Ken: Jeff, I’ve poured hours into this story. Where’d I go wrong? Jeff: Great authors know and not know the end of their story. They write from two opposite points of view — the author’s …

To Really Get It You Have To Let Go – Sparks

Abraham spent his whole life teaching the message of the G-d of love and protesting against the idolaters’ cruel practice of sacrificing their children. Why would G-d ask Abraham to sacrifice his son? How would he ever face the world after committing the same crime as idolaters? Imagine the scandalous …

The Secret to Immortality – Sparks

All things are mortal, but the Jew; all other forces pass, but he remains. What is the secret of his immortality? ~ Mark Twain When G-d said to Abraham “Go to yourself–Lech Lecha” what was He actually asking Abraham to do? This command seems to be contradicted by the remainder …

The Colossal Mistake – Sparks

In this week’s Torah portion we read: The whole earth was of one language and of common purpose. And it came to pass, when they migrated from the east they found a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there. They said to one another…….. “Come let us build …

Want a Taste of God?

The general way people understand God is that there’s existence, and then there’s God in existence. Within that existence God has created little you and me. And so here we are in existence, standing alongside Almighty God. With that picture before our eyes, we cannot help but feeling very small, insignificant, threatened. …