The desert is not unsightly desolation as many people think. Its vastness and its many unique features, especially in winter, bring out an indescribable beauty. When we're alone - like a desert - we too can flower, as we learn in today's podcast from McDowell State Park in Arizona:
Shavua Tov and warmest regards from Houston, Texas. G-d willing, we'll be boarding a plane to my beloved home in the Land of Israel later today (Sunday) and arriving on Monday, hopefully in time to vote in the elections. I urge everyone in Israel to get out and vote.
Life in this world is like crossing a dangerous desert, but anyone who sticks to the path avoids the many perils that are as soon as someone veers from the path, as we learn in today's lesson, which was filmed in the desert of Arizona on the trail to McDowell Peak:
Hashem's world is a classroom. Today's Emuna Beam takes us to McDowell Peak in Arizona to see the amazing lessons in life we learn from the desert: