web analytics
March 29, 2015 / 9 Nisan, 5775
At a Glance
Sections
Sponsored Post


How To Have Emunah

Baim-071213

You don’t have to be a scientist or a physicist to do this. I recently attended a shiur given by Chaya Rochel Rokeach. She told us about a car ride she gave to a friend who was visiting her preemie baby in the NICU. Chaya Rochel asked what new technology the doctors use to help “grow the baby.” Her friend replied that surprisingly enough, there isn’t much they do other than keep the baby warm, and administrate medicines if the baby gets sick. The one thing they do recommend is to give the baby breast milk because the milk from a woman who delivered prematurely is chock full of essential proteins and hormones to prevent infections and promote growth (see mayoclinic.com/premature baby) even more so than that of a woman who gave birth to a full term baby. That is to say, a mother’s milk is customized for her baby’s needs. And as the baby grows, the milk changes as well, becoming fattier and more filling for the larger baby.

As Chaya Rochel said, thank G-d! There is a G-d! To me, this is miraculous proof an all-knowing, all-seeing Being orchestrating the world we live in. How else could customized life-saving liquid be produced by a mother only during the time period that the child needs it?

It may seem silly, but at the time when I went to the shiur, I was grappling with my own specific issue with Torah Judaism. But like a direct response from Heaven, I received the clarity I needed.

Look around your life, and see the proof for yourself – from the little tiny seeds that grow into fruit-bearing trees, to the fact that the flag of Israel waves proudly while surrounded by millions of hostile enemies; to the ability of a tiny nation to withstand numerous trials and tribulations, and you will have the faith you need to keep you strong throughout whatever challenges come your way, just like Zaidy did.

About the Author: Pnina Baim holds a B.S. in Health and Nutrition from Brooklyn College and an MS.edu from Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Program. She works as a nutritionist, a certified lactation consultant, a home organizer, and in her free time writes as much as possible. She is the author of the Young Adult novels, Choices, A Life Worth Living (featured on Dansdeals and Jew In The City) and a how-to book for the Orthodox homemaker, Sing While You Work. The books are available at amazon.com. Pnina is available for speaking engagements and personal consulting. Contact her at pninabaim@gmail.com.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

No Responses to “How To Have Emunah

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
PLO / PA / Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas.
PA Back Down on ICC in Exchange for Frozen Tax Revenue
Latest Sections Stories
Neuman-Rabbi-M-Gary

Are we allowed to lie for shalom bayis? It would seem so, but what might be a healthy guideline for when it’s okay and when it’s not?

book-To-Fill-The-Sky-With-Stars

The connection between what I experienced as a high school teenager and the adult I am today did not come easy to me.

Respler-032715

Isn’t therapy about being yourself; aren’t there different ways for people to communicate with each other?

South-Florida-logo

Jack was awarded a blue and gold first-place trophy, appropriately topped off with a golden bee.

Participating in ManiCures during the school day may feel like a break from learning, but the intended message to the students was loud and clear. Learning and chesed come in all forms, and can be fun.

Building campaign chairman Jack Gluck has led the effort over many years.

When using an extension cord always make sure to use the correct rated extension cord.

There was no question that when Mrs. Cohen entered the room to meet the teacher she was hostile from the outset.

Szold was among the founders and leaders (she served on its executive committee) of Ichud (“Unity”), a political group that campaigned against the creation of an independent, sovereign Jewish state in Eretz Yisrael.

My friend is a strong and capable Jewish woman, but she acted with a passivity that seemed out of character.

“If you don’t stand straight, you’ll never get a husband.”

First, sit down with your helpers and a pen and paper and break the jobs down into small parts.

More Articles from Pnina Baim
Baim-032015

First, sit down with your helpers and a pen and paper and break the jobs down into small parts.

Baim-022015

“OMG, it’s so cute, you’re so cute, everything is so cute.”

Does standing under the chuppah signal the end of our dream of romance and beautiful sunsets?

Everyone has a weakness. For some people it is the inability to walk past a sales rack without dropping a few hundred dollars. For others, it’s the inability to keep their house organized.

The world sees the hand of God through us, and does not like it.

Maybe we don’t have to lose that growth and unity that we have achieved, especially with the situation in Eretz Yisrael right now.

This summer, why don’t we try to do better and cool off without blowing our retirement fund?

Do we really have that much extra money to throw away on substandard products and shoddy service? I think not.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/magazine/for-the-home/how-to-have-emunah/2013/07/12/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: