Aish.com looks back at some of the most popular articles of the year.
Lavi Greenspan lost his sight at age 26. The last thing he wants is for you to feel sorry for him.
How volunteering in a remote part of the world profoundly impacted my Jewish identity.
Yesterday I prayed for a clear head and a productive work day. Instead, my baby lost consciousness and stopped breathing.
Our seemingly insignificant actions are part of a cosmic symphony.
Despite time and space being relative, our ability to try is a constant.
The author addresses some of the many comments regarding his struggle with homosexuality.
Do I try to find the hidden meaning in my life at this moment or pretend that I'm free to give up?
People who do great things become great people.
Back on that lonely, star-filled night when I was eight years old, I felt that everything was rotten and nobody cared.
Ori Murray knew how to handle any punch that came his way, until life dealt him a blow he never expected.
One morning at school, my perfect bubble burst when I found bumps in my neck.
Am I brave enough to believe?
A young poet's search for spirituality and his desire to reach out to his dying mother lead him to places he could never have imagined.
Bradley Cohen is trekking across Israel to raise funds for needy children.
I never doubted that the God who watched over my grandmother in Nazi Germany would watch over me as well.
My daughter's journey from starvation to salvation
I knew taking care of my mother with Alzheimer's would not be easy, but I didn't realize it could also be so rewarding.
Our disabled son has taught me to embrace the simple and everyday beauty of life.
How the Jewish People managed to persevere throughout the arduous centuries of exile.
Sometimes dreams come true. And sometimes the truth becomes a dream.
They had been married 62 years and there were no children. Every day she sat by his side, willing him to get better and come home.
We don't need 20/20 vision to see God's hand in the world, or to feel His love.
Don't wait for a near miss with a bus to realize that God is guiding your every step.
Every little girl dreams of being a queen in her own palace. One day in India, I tripped into my childhood fantasy.
My unexpected portal into the rich spiritual world of Judaism.
All Jews have a still small voice inside of them that says, "I am a Jew."
What happens when a Jew who is a slave to creature comforts finds himself on Rosh Hashana in Uman, Ukraine, with 30,000 Chassidim and no hot running water?
After ten years, Jerusalem had yielded no career and no man. It was time to go to the city of intense dating.
As a cancer survivor, I wanted to wear a badge
My spiritual journey of a thousand miles began with a single click.
My kind of position. No pressure, no embarrassing errors, and no one gets hurt.