In a “culture of kvetch,” how do we lift ourselves to a life of real joy? Rabbi Artson charges us to shift the focus beyond ourselves, to share our joys and sorrows, to cultivate gratitude and to give others the benefit of the doubt. He invites not only future rabbis, but all of us, to stretch our souls to do the work of cultivating joy.
See some of the ordination videos here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK_ia3mLcQfLYiahr_Tu7BQ
Rabbi Artson records his 2013 Ordination Ceremony for this podcast.
Rabbi Artson delivers a powerful ordination speech in this podcast episode.