Thursday, June 01, 2006

Nachshon Ben Aminadav - The Shavuos Connection


...Chazal say the waters had engulfed his body to his nostrils, and he still did not flinch. He continued. Then, and only then, did the waters split...

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

If you don't know what darkness is how can you appreciate the light of day? Maybe on a simple level this explains the reason we read Rus amidst our festivities... maybe to remind us to savor it... for we suffered to have it.

Brooklyn Habiru said...

That is very much so the reason why I reject Stoicism as a philosophy... despite its positive attributes.