“I want to make a confession, to give an accounting to myself, and to God. In other words, to measure my life and actions against the lofty ideals I’ve set for myself. To compare that which should have been with that which was… ” – Hana Senesh (1921-1944), diary entry of October 11, 1940
From Mishkan HaNefesh, the new High Holy Day Prayer Book (Rosh Hashanah pg. 118)
How do we measure success? Do we compare ourselves to others to often in our overly competitive society? Is there a time in your life when you felt that you didn’t measure up to others expectation or your own? Tell us about a time in your life when you were proud of an accomplishment.