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Personal Well-Being is not Enough

Published in Times of Israel by Aryeh Ben David
Posted on May 28, 2019

Well-being has become the god of today.

Everything we do is evaluated in terms of whether it promotes or diminishes our personal well-being. Does our daily routine offer us more health, happiness, and prosperity? Will it maximize our sense of personal satisfaction, diminish stress, and enhance our sense of meaning? Does it detract from or nurture our emotional, physical, social, and professional growth?

However important this endeavor may be, it is a spiritual well-being devoid of God.

Judaism expands the scope and concept of well-being by encouraging us to develop a “God-ful” spiritual well-being.  

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