The period of counting the Omer has led to today: the holiday of Shavuot, the 50th day.
Shavuot is also known as a harvest festival. What are we celebrating and harvesting?
The holiday of Shavuot is not often associated with freedom, but it represents the highest level of freedom: freedom in the heart.
You need not be defined by where you come from. It’s your choices and what you leave behind that matter most.
We often look at the world through the lenses of the spiritual or the secular. But there is no division; they are one in the same.
We can easily fall into the false beliefs that all units of time are equal, and that we must follow a prescribed timeline. But this belief ignores other facts about how we measure time.