Where Was God At The NYC Marathon
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Where Was God At The NYC Marathon

Where Was God At The NYC Marathon

Was He tracking the track stars?

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Published: November 11, 2006


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(2) Anonymous, November 14, 2006 1:37 AM

my NYC marathon experience

Dear Rabbi:
I just wanted to let you know that I ran the marathon 6 years ago and I had a chip in my shoe. It is a requirement due to the women's "winner," I think, of the Boston Marathon several years prior. It turned out that she hopped on a subway (or whatever they are called in Beantown) and skipped ahead a little. So after she was caught, they came up with this system (at least I think that is the story.) Either way, while I was running in New York a friend of mine here in Yerushalayim who is a runner, called my wife to let her know how I was doing as he had logged on and got my times throughout!

I found, however, that while I did not focus on the point that you did, I was acutely aware of HaKodesh Baruch Hu throughout-cause, without Him, there is no way I would have made it to the finish line!!

(1) Moshe, November 12, 2006 9:24 AM

Noting the sad side

When the cables were being dropped in the ocean for the use of morse code the chofetz chaim commented on how poor the emunah of the generation is that they dont believe something can be heard far away from where the sound is originally emitted. How sad we must be today if we need all of these technologies in order to be able to believe that Gd can see and record everything in all places at the same time!

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