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Sunday, 26 February 2012 17:13

be anxious for nothing

Written by rabbi benjamin ehrenfeld

art-front-seatsBe anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Messiah Yeshua. (Phillipians 4:6, 7)

Control can be a very powerful human motivation. On the one hand, maintaining control of a given situation can be healthy and vitally important.

Saturday, 26 November 2011 20:04

storms within and without

Written by rabbi benjamin ehrenfeld

art-wavesMy maternal grandfather is the calmest man I have ever known. This was probably why he was selected among all other family members to give me my first driving lesson.

Friday, 31 December 2010 10:40

through the broken window

Written by rabbi russ resnik

art-brokenwindowBeloved . . . this one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Messiah Yeshua.  --Phillipians 3:13–14

Tuesday, 21 September 2010 22:43

transforming into his image

Written by rabbi benjamin ehrenfeld

art-prioritiesMany things come into our lives that are simply out of our control. When a drunk driver runs the red light perpendicular to your car, when a hurricane comes and rips through your neighborhood, or when a rare cancer rears its ugly head, we all sense the uncertainty and fragility of our lives. So, what basis do we have for thinking everything is going to “be okay?” Rav Shaul has an answer to our question:

Tuesday, 17 August 2010 10:47

calm spirit despite the storm

Written by rebbetzin malkah

art-kinneretIt happened on that day at the turning of evening that he said them, “Let us go across to the other side of the sea.” They left the crowd of people and took him in the boat where he was, but other boats followed him. A great, stormy wind arose, and the waves were flooding inside the boat, to the point where it was almost full. He was asleep on the cushion in the stern of the boat, so they woke him up and said to him, “Rabbi, are you not worried about us? We are perishing!” He woke up and reprimanded the wind, and he said to the sea, “Hush and be silent!” The wind calmed down, and there was a great silence. He said to them, “Why are you afraid? Why are you lacking emunah?"  --Mark 4:35-40, DHE

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