Hashem Waits for Our Teshuvah

At various points in our lives, we will reach the clarity to understand that we are human, and by design we have flaws and imperfections. With that recognition should also come the desire to correct our course and do teshuvah. Being aware that HASHEM has infinite love and patience can allow us to embark on that most difficult task given to the human: growth, change, and ultimately return to our Creator, Who loves us more…






Teshuvah Shmuz 5770 – Limiting Beliefs

In 1997 in Tallahassee, Florida, a young boy was involved in an accident and ended up being pinned under the wheel of a car. Rescuers couldn’t help him; he was trapped. An onlooker, seeing the danger, rushed over, and almost without thinking, reached for the fender of the car, lifted it off the ground, and freed the boy – a feat of amazing strength. The unusual part of the story is that the hero, the…






Teshuvah Shmuz A Diamond with a Flaw

The difference in value between a perfect diamond and an almost-perfect diamond can be a king’s ransom. With the same cut, clarity, and color, a flawless ten-carat diamond might be worth two hundred dollars, while a diamond with a tiny flaw can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. That’s because a completely flawless diamond is a fake. Real diamonds have imperfections. They may be small and almost unnoticeable, but they are flaws all the…






Don’t Trust Your Brain

We tend to think that our brain is our best friend- we rely on our thoughts to discern right from wrong, good from bad and truth from falsehood. So what happened with Korach? How could he be driven to stage such a catastrophic rebellion? The answer is that your brain is a handmaiden to your ego. It’s not always your friend. Listen to this Shmuz to protect yourself against making crazy decisions and gain a…






Tests of Emunah – More Powerful than G-d

In this powerful Shmuz, Rabbi Shafier discusses the spiritual forces that cause cognitive dissonance and shows us how we can have a chance at living a more authentic and truthful existence. If you want to have the clarity to move forward through this thing called life, you need to understand what motivates and drives you. This shmuz will change everything you ever thought about yourself.




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