Friday, October 10, 2008
Coffee Before Davening: Artificial Stimulation Or Necessary Kavannah-Enabler?
A Simple Jew has posted our latest question and answer session here. You can see his question below. My answer related to the idea of whether it's a good idea to be dependent on a chemichal for one's mental alacrity and other ideas related to the spirituality of coffee in the morning!
A Simple Jew Asks:
Do you think there is anything wrong with drinking a cup of coffee before davening Shachris to attempt to improve kavana, or would you consider the use of an artificial stimulant to be less than ideal?
Dixie Yid Answers...
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