Portions Library

A collection of essays on the weekly Torah Portions, from Genesis to Deuteronomy, adapted from Torah Club.

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Journey through the Wilderness

The journey from Egypt to the Promised Land is an apt metaphor for the spiritual journey through life. Between here and there we face tests, trials and all manner of adventures. We may face warfare, temptations, discontentment and agonizing hardships. As with the Israelites in the wilderness, our success or failure is determined by our reactions to these trials.

The journey from Egypt to the Promised Land is an apt metaphor for the spiritual journey through life. Between here and there we face tests, trials and all manner of adventures. We may face warfare, temptations, discontentment and agonizing hardships. As with the Israelites in the wilderness, our success or failure is determined by our reactions to these trials.

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