My friend, Rabbi Pinchas Allouche, who serves as head Rabbi at Congregation Beth Tefillah in Scottsdale, Arizona, recently published a profound and eloquent article titled "Re-defining Religion".
To read the whole essay, go to:
In the essay, Rabbi Allouche writes:
My dear mentor, world-renowned scholar – Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, once advised me, so poignantly:
“Know that the greatest obstacle to me, Adin, is me.
The greatest obstacle to you, Pinchas, is you.
But once you learn to master yourself, you will not have any problem in mastering the entire world.”