Reality check

Moses declined God’s assignment to go to Pharaoh and demand that he let the Israelites go. He insisted that he was not qualified since he had a speech impediment.

“And Hashem said to him: Who has made man’s mouth or makes him mute or deaf or sighted or blind? Is it not I, Hashem?” (Exodus 4:11)

The Baal Shem Tov asked why does the Torah list the clear-sighted person among those who are impaired? He answered that it is to remind every whole and healthy person that s/he too has blemishes, faults and imperfections.

Sharing is caring!

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Leave a Reply

Don’t Stop Here

More To Explore

Inner light

“Each of us must know that a candle burns within us. A unique candle with its own distinct light. Each of us must understand that

Opening our hand

The merit of Tzedaka is so great that I am happy to give to 100 beggars even if only one might actually be needy. Some

Growing from failure

“The righteous will fall seven times and get up…” (Proverbs 24:16) We’re not learning here that a righteous person is one who will repeatedly get