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Welcome back to the Torah of Life podcast. Thanks for listening.

Over there, it'll be better over there! All I have to do is sign on the dotted line and all will be well, right?

How often have we convinced ourselves that the key to getting all we want lies in a purchase?

How often have we tried to know that one more thing is the answer to our prayers?

Shiny object syndrome has been around as long as humans have walked the face of the earth.

In this week's Torah reading, Lot, Avram's nephew, sees only that the land for his cattle is fertile.

He doesn't see that it's located in a terrible place to live, from which he would soon need rescuing.

Why do we chase shiny objects? How do we avoid it? Listen to today's episode for some biblical clues...


Thanks for listening to the Torah of Life podcast, your home for transformational wisdom from a Jewish lens.

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