People say that the Rebbe can work miracles. Is that true? What did the Rebbe himself say about this? In the fall of 1959, a group of college students with the “Hillel” campus organization came for a group meeting with the Rebbe. At a certain point, the floor was opened up for questions, and one student asked this very question: “Rebbe, people say that you can work miracles. Is this true?” The Rebbe responded by asked the students what the word miracle means. And he continue to explain: The world has “nature” and “miracles”. Nature is the way things happen naturally. The world has “rules” and some of them are not so kind. The strong survive and the weak perish. Nature dictates that there are winners and losers, “live-ers” and “die-ers”. But a basic tenet of Judaism is that this physical world is the last of a series of many spiritual worlds. And it’s like a puppet with strings attached from on top. “Playing with the strings” in the higher worlds has real-life effects in t
Last night I had a moment of clarity. I am constantly asking myself what I'm doing here in Temecula. Obviously, we're representatives of the Rebbe to spread the light of Torah and Yiddishkeit, but how can we best fulfill our mission?
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