Taking you from the depths of Egyptian slavery to the completion of the Tabernacle in the desert, the book of Shemos encompasses many basic elements of the Jewish faith and practice. In this volume, the second in Shira Smiles' series on the weekly Torah portion, you will delve into core issues, including: the secret of the redemption from Egypt and of our future redemption, appreciating other people and acquisitions, envy and jealousy - their source and correction, are we giving or taking? five aspects of being a true giver, balancing speech and silence, sin and repentance: the purpose of the Sin of the Golden Calf, the Sabbath: physicality vs. spirituality. The Torah is timeless. It relates to every individual in every generation. The meaningful messages offered here will speak to every individual who strives to grow spiritually.