The mirror stares at her many times a day. It as if it needs to say “yep, you’re still there,” fully aware that object permanence lost its wonderment to the game of Peek-a-Boo. I see who? Who are you? This reflection of herself stares back with unruly hair, eyes of different sizes, new lines of age, need for more beige under those bags she inherited from her dad. It looks at her, longing for objectivity while mirroring her insecurity as to what it might discover, uncover.
The first commandment the Jews were given as a people is the mitzvah of Rosh Chodesh, the New Month. The Jewish nation was told while still in Egypt that the month of Nissan, the month in which they would be leaving Egypt, should be for their first month "And God said to Moses… in the land of Egypt… This month is for you, the head of the months. First it is for you among the months of the year." (Exodus 12:1-2) Isn't this a strange first commandment? You'd think the developme
Each Jewish holiday is a lesson in life. Passover is freedom. It's the type of freedom that has given the Jewish people it's power to survive and to thrive. It's not a freedom of the body as much as a freedom of the spirit. And this same freedom is available at Passover-time to help you achieve whatever you want. A person with true freedom knows no bounds and can achieve whatever they wish. They are free to change themselves and change the world! If you understood that at thi