When the Answer is “No”

Does G-d always answers prayers? Absolutely. Sometimes, though, the answer is “no”.  A child begs his father for some candy. Crouching down beside his young boy, the father tells him, “I’m sorry, you can’t have any now”. Inevitably, the child begins to cry and beg more.  What’s the big deal? Can’t the father just let […]

Praying for the “Small Things”

Often people feel they can only pray to G-d for the “Big Things”; money, recovery from illness, finding a spouse etc. This is a misconception. Although we’d rather not “bother” G-d with our seemingly “small”, “unimportant” issues, G-d loves our prayers and wants us to turn to Him for every need, how ever insignificant we […]