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A Gift of Love

Parshat Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/a_gift_of_love_20050211

Often, when sitting with my students, I find myself asking them, "What do you want?" and then "What do you need?" The answer to both these questions inevitably is not the same. I have learned this the hard way, like many other lessons. While I may have wanted something from someone, when I was honest with myself I realized it was not necessarily what I needed. Or perhaps not that I needed at that exact moment.

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