God’s Voice in the Desert

Hearing God’s Voice in the Desert   This Torah portion is a favorite of mine, maybe because of what F.B. Meyer wrote about God’s appearance to Moses at the burning bush.  F.B. Meyer is one of my favorite authors from days past.  I want to reprint Meyer’s words about Moses’ encounter and may it have[…]

Lesson from Three Stones

The first word is the name of this Torah portion – וַיֵּצֵ֥א -vayetze.  The root is (יצא) and means ‘to go out’ or ‘to come out’.  The same root is in the ha-Motzi prayer (המוציא) – the blessing over the bread.  In this prayer, God is He who “takes out bread from the earth”.  […]