Though we are usually unaware of it, the lines of spiritual battle are drawn
early in life and persist till our last day. In this intriguing book, the
renowned Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski, M.D. delineates how the tactics of the
yetzer hara are carefully tailored to each individual and how tenaciously
it attempts to hold us in its grip.
And yet, Rabbi Twerski assures us, we each have the ability to triumph over
temptation and live upright Jewish lives. Utilizing Torah wisdom and his deep
insight into human psychology, he teaches us to galvanize our spiritual and
emotional resources to battle the specific challenges inherent in today's
From common anxiety to oppressive depression, from the rush of daily
obligations to the unique family tensions of the "sandwich generation," Rabbi
Twerski discusses a broad range of modern ills and helps us feel confident that
we can, in fact, strengthen our will and overcome them.