30 Nisan 5771
Day 15 of the Omer
(2 weeks and 1 day)
The Month of Iyyar: From Darkness to Light
...Iyyar - the month of brightness, marks the passage from the darkness of slavery and exile to the brightness of revelation and the acceptance of G-d's Torah, and the yoke of heaven, by the Israelite nation. When we, the children of a nation that walked with G-d in the desert, raise up His expectations of us proudly upon our shoulders, and allow Him to dwell in our hearts, then He guides our steps. When we are determined to lay the foundations for His Holy Temple onto the everlasting bedrock of Mount Moriah, in the holy city of Jerusalem - then our future - like the month of Iyyar - will truly shine bright.
Read it in full at the Temple Institute's website.