You Tube "Countless grains of sand, vast number of stars in the night sky and millions of faces walking around us.Finding a familiar soul seems like a task of heroic proportions. Words cannot restore anyone's loss, but there is truth in the adage that "A sorrow shared is halved." try to be of help to people who are suffering, if only to let them know that I sincerely feel along with them.With stories and insights, Rabbi Twerski's new book Twerski on Machzor makes Rosh Hashanah prayers more meaningful. I'm a recent convert to Judaism, and one of the things that impresses me the most about the Jewish community is the way people have so generously opened their homes to me as a guest for Shabbat and holiday meals. Hachnasat Orchim, welcoming guests, is one of the key ways of "emulating God." In describing the mitzvah to walk in God's ways, the Talmud says: "Just as He is merciful, so you be merciful.Just as He is kind, so you be kind." One example of God's kindness includes feeding the hungry, as God did by providing the manna bread to the Jews wandering in the desert (Exodus 16:4).
We often keep silent because we do not know what to say.Abraham emulated God by performing endless acts of kindness.In Genesis (Chapter 18), we find God talking to Abraham.When Abraham sees three strangers approaching from afar, he suddenly jumps up to offer them food and drink.Abraham treats the guests royally and serves the finest foods, and involves his whole family in the mitzvah.