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Updated: Feb 5


Your nation is in trouble. There seems to be no hope. Go speak with King Achashverosh on your nation’s behalf, “for who knows whether it is for this very reason that you were chosen to be the queen?” (Megillat Esther 4:14)

But Esther was afraid. She was risking so much. Still, she rose to the occasion, and her bravery was key in saving the Jewish People from Haman’s evil plot.

There are times when I feel burdened by my responsibility to impact my surroundings. Perhaps others are more talented and more capable to affect change. Who am I, after all? Just a single person in a vast universe, who feels vulnerable and, at times, just too tired to reach beyond my comfort zones. It is far easier to respond to challenges by blaming others, stirring gossip or throwing up my hands in resignation.

The Purim call to me – to all of us – is: You CAN make a difference. Perhaps it is your very career, your connections, and your circumstances that are needed at this very moment. Divine destiny has brought you here now. You have a role to play in the current course of events, whether with your prayers, your money, your circle of influence or your smile. You have what it takes to make a difference – one meaningful, courageous act at a time.

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