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But do angels believe in us?
Eliezer gave Rebecca a ring, betrothing her to Isaac; ever since, rings, circles and enveloping structures have facilitated the union of man and woman. The Kabbalistic masters delve into the mystery of the circle to understand the unifying force that violates all the laws of ego and identity.
There is very little mention of him in the Torah, and most of what we know about him and his times is from Midrashic and Talmudic sources.
I recently read that this actually originated with Queen Victoria in the mid-19th century.
I don't want to enter the Monster's house—a thousand stories detail the folly in such an action—but what can I do?
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Daily Thought
Just who are the oppressors of which you are victim? People? Institutions? The Laws of Nature? They are but tools in the hand of their Master. Or are you the victim of your own Creator? The Designer of this cosmos does not contrive schemes to undermine His own creations. He knows us as He knows Himself; He sees His world from our eyes; He is our life and our essence. When He makes demands of us, He meets us on our own ground, not according to His unlimited power, but finely measured to the capacity He has hidden within us. There are times when you compare the burden on your shoulders to the...
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December 6 - 14, 2015

Daily Quote
Harvest materiality, and sow spirituality.
Rabbi DovBer of Lubavitch (to a fundraiser for charity)