posted on Nov, 26 2012 @ 09:28 PM
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, to my amazement we continue to hear the same defiant statements outlined in Rabbi Cahn's epic thriller, "The
"While our community, and certainly the barrier island communities, may never be the same, we will rebuild and we will be better." - City
Councilman, Jeff Carr
“Recovering from it won’t be easy but by working together, we will recover and we will rebuild our city stronger than ever.” - Mayor
"We’ll rebuild it. No question in my mind, we’ll rebuild it." - Gov. Christie
If we follow Cahn's story line from his New York Times bestseller, "The Harbinger", we may all have personally witnessed yet another judgment
against New York, the birthplace of our country, and the place where George Washington made his covenant with G-d on behalf of the nation.
One of the signs of judgment is the defiance from our leaders towards G-d and talking about "rebuilding" versus repentance, analogous to Isaiah
9:10, which echoes Israel's leaders that were defiant towards G-d when they were similarly attacked. Defiance, instead of repentance.
When will we hear the leaders of this country talk about repentance, the error of our ways, a need for a spiritual revival, a return to our moral
foundation, and a return to bringing G-d back to our schools, our public square, and our consciousness as a nation?
When will our leaders stop talking in secular overtones, and instead demand that we repair the religious and spiritual fabric and soul of our
Rabbi Cahn argues that these calamities have spiritual causes, and that our wicked and degenerate culture has caused our nation to be put in harm's
way unnecessarily. Our leaders should not be speaking defiantly about rebuilding, but instead issuing a call towards repentance, helping our fellow
man, turning towards prayer, etc.
Cahn warns us that the judgments get more and more severe as time passes.