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Gevurah (Might; Restraint)

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Gevurah (Might; Restraint): (lit. “might”); the second of the seven Divine middot, or attributes, associated with the holding back of Divine revelation and restricting the dispersion of Divine light to lower levels of existence
Harmonizing kindness and strength.
The Attribute of Might and Strength (Gevurah)
If the previous week's trait of loving kindness enables us to say 'yes' to that which is good, then this week's trait of might and strength enables us to say 'no' to that which is not good.
Have you ever wondered why many of our body parts were created in pairs? Through the paradox of right and left, our vision is broadened, deepened.
Sefirat HaOmer, Part II
When we incorporate restraint into our lives (whether its origin is fear, awe, respect or opposition), we counterintuitively open another realm of possibility, and actually enhance our loving connections . . .
Kabbalah, psychology, and the real issue behind "gun control vs. people control"
I saw the craziest thing in the Code of Jewish Law. It tells you how to tie your shoes!
Meet the sefirot in their relation to the soul.
If scripture already says, "Isaac son of Abraham," why the need to repeat, "Abraham fathered Isaac"?
Underlying the tension was the question of succession: which of Abraham’s two children would be the one chosen to carry on his legacy.
The 3 Pillars of Torah, Prayer and Acts of Kindness
The world, our Sages tell us, stands on three pillars—Torah, Avodah (Prayer) and Acts of Kindness. This class will explore the inner dimension and effect of these 'pillars', both on the individual and the world at large. (Based on the maamor Podoh B'sholo...
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