Ep. 432: What Can I Say to a Friend Who Is Suffering From a Terminal Illness?
Yekusiel ben Leah Rochel and Rochel bas Liba Farkash
Dedicated by Pinchas Todros ben Miriam and Sarah bas Rochel Althaus
- Chassidus Applied to Shemos
- Why is Shemos called the “book of redemption”? 04:30
- What profound lessons do we learn from the Egyptian exile and exodus about dealing with suffering? 10:00
- How can pain make us stronger? 07:00
- What was the power of women that redeemed the Jews from Egypt? 16:13
- What can I say to a friend who is suffering from a terminal illness? 20:17
- What is the relationship and difference between Tanya and Shaar HaBitachon/Chovos Halevavos in terms of bitachon and the most effective way to deal with life’s challenges? 27:51
- More Chassidus Applied to Shemos
- What does it mean that “the house lit up” when Moshe was born? 33:15
- Why was Moshe called by a name given to him by Pharaoh’s daughter, and not the name (Tov, Tuvia) given to him by his parents? 36:10
- Why was Moses not a “man of words”? 38:21
- How does Chassidus explain the test Pharaoh gave Moshe with the plate of diamonds and the plate of hot coals? 41:55
- Is there significance that our forefathers and Moses were shepherds? 45:24
- Why would Moshe accuse G-d of doing “evil to this nation” when G-d is perfect and only does good? 48:41
- Is pain a punishment, or is it doing us a favor by letting us know there is a problem that needs correction? 52:08
- Are we allowed to make fun of the villains in the Torah, or since they are mentioned in the Torah are we supposed to revere them? 53:55
- Chassidus Applied to 20 Teves
- What lessons do we learn from the Rambam’s yahrzeit on this day? 57:20
- What similarities are there between the Rambam and the Alter Rebbe? 57:20
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