TOLDOS (Genesis, 25:19-28:9) — “‘Helping’ G-d Help You”

… In every situation that Jacob faced, he didn’t sit back and wait for G-d to take care of things for him.  He made the appropriate efforts and prayed to G-d for success…

And that’s how it is in life…

What we DON’T do is then sit around and wait for Mannah to fall from Heaven.  True, our sustenance comes from G-d.  But we’re supposed to DO something about it…

Some of my readers very much appreciated last week’s Torah Talk…Others objected to it strenuously …

And that’s a shame.  Because it means that my message was misunderstood…

Read more.

Additional messages from previous years:

“The So-Called ‘Rabbi’” (2011)

“Something Smells Rotten in the State of Beersheba” (2009)

“Like Father, Like Son” (2008)

“Closed Eyes and Closed Mouths”(2006) 

“Red Beans and Redskins”(2003) 

“An ‘FFB’ Marries a ‘BT’”(2002)

“Double Trouble”(2000)

 “Walking the Talk” (2001)

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