Gevurah is self-determination, self-definition. Today it is time to limit doubt—understanding that you are limited but you can still affect the change. Knowing who you are defines yourself and your limitations and it also creates an awareness that there are new capabilities, new possibilities yet to emerge. There can be doubt but that is the nature of things—to doubt. Strength is not eliminating doubt; rather it is living with it and still moving forward. We are now ready to face the doubt and even use the feelings generated by the doubt to re-enforce our determination.
by Dr. David Sanders Carob is an acquired taste especially for a child. Every year, in the winter, on the holiday of Tu b’Shevat (Festival of New Trees) we were treated to raw carob. Most