Issues 08:10 Truth Hurts

Truth Hurts
Author: Ruth Rosen

Hearing the truth can hurt. We admit it jestingly, but the old axiom has more meaning than most people want to know. When the truth hurts, one must choose either to endure pain or avoid truth—a distressing choice. What does this mean when we apply it to a spiritual reality?

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Glass Knights
Topics: poetry
Author: Tina Durham

…blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a dark and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world…” Philippians 2:15-16 And the glass knights move their fragile hands to touch the world. Light flows through...

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: Tante Peshke’s Soup
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

Such good news–Reb Shlomo’s Tante Peshke from Bialok was coming to visit! Shlomo the carpenter and his lovely wife Malke waited outside the shul in Vaysechvoos for the carriage to arrive. The crumpled letter from Tante Peshke, Shlomo’s only wealthy...

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