Better Living Through Counting | SECRETS of the Omer

“We start counting the Omer on the second night, because after having experienced a total cleansing of all ego, now we can start replacing our emotions, our character, one step at a time, but this time, without ego.

Sefirat HaOmer – A Unique Opportunity for Self-Refinement

The period of Sefirat HaOmer offers us a unique opportunity to work on improving our midot (character traits).

Sefirat Ha’Omer/Counting of the Omer

We are commanded to count seven weeks from the time that the omer, the new barley offering, was brought in the Beit HaMikdash.

A Spiritual Guide to the Counting of the Omer: Forty-Nine Steps to Personal Refinement

“With the mitzvah of counting the 49 days, known as Sefirat Ha’Omer, the Torah invites us on a journey into the human psyche, into the soul.