Fill in the blanks: I want ___ I need ___ I wish ___
We all know the answers.
want meaning, happiness, and satisfaction in our relationships, our
jobs, our lives. We need to feel we are growing, moving forward,
becoming better people and better Jews. We wish we could change certain
things about ourselves.
In Turning Ideas Into Action, Rabbi Noach Orlowek, mashgiach
of Yeshiva Torah Ore, an "educator's educator" who has taught literally
thousands, a talmid chacham who travels the globe speaking and sharing
his wise counsel with mechanchim, parents and students, shows us how.
Orlowek brings us 32 "mindsets" - short, Torah-based chapters, each
dealing with an important aspect of our lives and self-development. In
the "Happiness Mind-set" we learn how to become optimists in an
increasingly pessimistic society, and how to take those "wow" moments of
inspiration and build them into true, permanent growth. Rabbi Orlowek
is famed for his parenting classes, and the "Parenting Mind-set" is
critical to anyone raising children in today's fast-paced, bewildering
Every "mindset" is firmly grounded in Torah hashkafah.
True stories bring the concepts to life, and a "turning ideas into
action" section translates the ideas into practical, doable exercises.
journey from "I wish" to "I will" begins here, as we turn our thoughts
and hopes into real, enduring action, through this life-transforming