Haf. Chayei Sarah (1 Kings 1:1-31)

Join Beth Tikkun as we continue our study of the Haftarah portions for the 2013-14 Torah cycle. In this teaching we consider David’s final great act as king of Israel. We also look at David’s son, Adonijah, and his ambitious attempt to become king as we analyze the power of the ego and how it can be conquered.

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Haf. Chayei Sarah

Categories Audio, Haftarah Portion | Tags: , , , | Posted on October 27, 2013

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3 Comments

  1. by Charlotte Gunther

    On October 29, 2013

    hard to grasp–this ego thing. i think i can begin at: “the part of you that is able to recognize the ego is the same part that is able to recognize God.”

  2. by Charlotte Gunther

    On October 30, 2013

    Is “ego” and all its deceptions the same as the “self” to which one must die?

  3. by L. Grant Luton

    On October 31, 2013

    Exactly! When we relinquish the ego, we discover the true self which we recognize is His all along.

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