Weekly Torah Portion – Mishpatim

In this week’s parsha of Mishpatim the Israelites say to God “naaseh ve’nishmah” – all that you say we will do and we will hear.” This proclamation of faith and support demonstrates the necessity for hope and belief even when one does not yet know all of the details for what is to come.

Welcome to the “Raising Holy Sparks” podcast! Hope you enjoy these short weekly insights into the torah portion! This week we dive deep into the Parshah of Mishpatim. Continue reading “Weekly Torah Portion – Mishpatim”

Weekly Torah Portion – Yitro

In this week’s parsha of Yitro, God descends to Mt Sinai in a thick murky cloud to give the people the 10 commandments. While the Israelites keep a safe distance, Moses steps into the fog to meet God. This is what we must to.. embrace mystery or miss out on the whole thing.

Welcome to the “Raising Holy Sparks” podcast! Hope you enjoy these short weekly insights into the torah portion! This week we dive deep into the Parshah of Yitro. Continue reading “Weekly Torah Portion – Yitro”

Mussar Mondays – Pirke Avot: Not letting perfectionism get in the way of our passion

“One good deed leads to another. One transgression leads to another.”

– Pirke Avot 4:2

It takes so much energy to start something new, why get in our own way with thoughts of self-doubt or perfectionism when it’s experimentation and simply staying present in the process that will get us so much further anyways? Continue reading “Mussar Mondays – Pirke Avot: Not letting perfectionism get in the way of our passion”