There is always a price when we give in to temptation.
It can be difficult when we find ourselves with a different point of view from that of the larger group.
For better or worse, children learn how to be in the world from their parents.
Our mistakes teach us what not to do in the future and shine a light on character traits we can improve.
Before the Israelites were ready to fulfill their dreams, they needed to face themselves in the wilderness and grow up as a people.
When we build order into our lives, we begin to manage the seemingly overwhelming tasks.
It is each person's choice to follow the rules, however, there are consequences when rules are broken.
Your relationships with others can only be real if they rest on honest assumptions.
Letting go is hard work, but loosening our grip will ultimately make us feel freer.
Taking care of a guest's needs takes precedence over one's relationship with G-d.