“We’re told that it is a mitzvah to always be happy. What is real happiness? How do I develop and cultivate it so that I can be happy all the … Continue reading Who Is Happy?
This week’s Gesher is not based on a specific question, but rather a follow up. Today’s topic—how to have faith in difficult times— is particularly difficult to tackle. Life is … Continue reading Emunah; An Emotional Response
“I hear the word Emunah a lot, but I am not sure what it means. What it it, and how can I get more of it?” Ah. The million dollar … Continue reading Grounded Faith
“Hey, Leigh. Last week, you said that your remedy for inspiration is motivation. Well yeah duh, right….you have to be inspired to be motivated and vice versa. But, where is … Continue reading The Motivation Epidemic
We begin with a video (bear with me, this is a new concept we’re trying out…full length podcast-esque episodes coming soon…). “Hey Leigh. How do you deal with times where … Continue reading You Can(‘t) Always Get What You Want
Last week at the CTeen Shabbaton, I was sitting in shul with hundreds of teens, listening to the reading of Parshat Zachor. Pause. Definition: Parshat Zachor is an additional Torah … Continue reading Doubt.
For today’s lesson, I want you to tap into the stubbornness you steadfastly held onto when as a child. Be unmoving, remain rooted and firm in the earth. I challenge … Continue reading …I don’t want to!