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  • Why Flags (With Apples and Candles) on Simchat Torah?Many old-timers
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  • The Day I Was an AngelIt had been a drizzly morning, gray and overcast, and I stood like a soldier outside a local bagel... Read More
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Within every love, there is fear: The fear of separation from that which you love. A child fears separation from her parents, a lover from his beloved, the body fears separation from the soul, and the soul from its Source Above. So what do you love? Look at your worries and you will know. If you seethe in worry over your debts and financial future, then it is the material world you love—because you believe in the material world and you see it as the source of all good. If you sit and fret over the comments of others and...