Day by Day: Reflections on the Themes of the Torah from Literature, Philosophy, and Religious Thought

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Chaim Stern
Beacon Press, 2000 - 384 pages
A spiritual source for daily reflections; the poems, proverbs, quotations and excerpts from various spiritual and philosophical texts in this book have been selected to inspire and comfort. They include writings from such diverse sources as the Talmud, the psalms, Einstein, and Susan Sontag.
 

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Contents

The Yetzer
8
4
22
Acceptance
30
Growing
37
Mystery
44
Human Being
51
Connections
59
Dream and Aspiration
66
Atonement
159
Offerings
165
Death
172
Suffering
185
Gratitude
219
Reward
260
Seeing
266
Seeing Others
272

Our Journey
72
Conflict
79
The Divine Presence
85
Freedom
92
Community
99
Faith
108
Doing
118
Prayer
128
Light
134
Work and Rest
146
Time and Change
152
Family
279
Marriage
285
A Tree of Life
297
Self
304
Truth
317
133
324
Teaching
331
Choosing
337
Learning
343
Humility
356
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