When Life Feels Ugly

Does your life ever feel messy, chaotic, and ugly? Think of an abstract painting up-close. It looks completely disordered and unpleasant. You shake your head and say, “I don’t get it.”   But step back a few feet. Get the whole perspective. And you’ll discover beauty. The point? When it comes to our lives, we’re…

The Top 2 Things You Need To Know About Pain

There’s the story of a Rabbi who told his students that if they studied the Torah it would put Scripture on their hearts. One of them asked, “Why on our hearts, and not in them?” The Rabbi answered, “Only God can put Scripture inside. But reading sacred text can put it on your hearts, and then when your hearts break, the holy…