“The Soul of Man is G-d’s lamp” —Proverbs 20:27 Each of us has a divine lamp inside. Nurturing the lamp has a double effect: it makes our own flame warmer and brighter making our lives and environments warmer and brighter, and it allows us to light other lamps and get them going.
Being from the least tangible physical phenomena that exist, fire represents the spirit. The Soul. Fire always moves upwards, representing the soul’s constant striving to grow and overcome obstacles that stand in its path. The flames of Chanukah — the festival of light — remind us to nourish our personal flames, encouraging them to grow […]