י״ח בניסן ה׳תשע״ג (March 29, 2013)
Explore your psyche, piece by piece, in a fascinating 49- step journey that will help you probe every aspect of your inner-self. Utilize daily exercises to enhance your personality and your relationships.
Every evening you will receive the daily Omer count and its corresponding emotional attribute, with a short insight and an exercise for each day to help you make changes in your life — excerpted from Rabbi Simon Jacobson‘s classic: A Spiritual Guide to the Counting of the Omer, Forty-Nine Steps to Personal Refinement.
The 7 week period between Passover and Shavuot, called Counting the Omer, is a powerful span of time, which empowers us to refine our lives and elevate our souls. The spectrum of human emotions divide into 49 different attributes, each one corresponding to one day in this 49-day period.
MyOmer app is more than a counter, it’s a journey through the human genome. This app is timeless and timely – it offers for the very first time a proven 3300 year system applied to contemporary life. A 49-step journey that is as exhilarating as it is challenging, as it opens up your emotions and provides you with new life skills and tools.
- Daily reminders
- Updates at sunset for new day
- Progress tracker
- Customizable local notification system
- Daily meditations and exercises to share with family and friends
- Daily Blessing in English, French, Russian, Hebrew, Spanish
- Built in private journal for recording notes
- Option to sync with personal calendar
- Attractive, sleek design
App: MyOmer by Meaningful Life Center
Updated: March 22, 2013
Price: $0.99 (Google Play Link)
Lite version – click here
Jacobson was born in Brooklyn, New York. He studied in the United Lubavitcher Yeshiva and the Rabbinical College of America, and did his Post-Graduate studies in Central Tomchei Tmimim. He married on February 21, 1983 and has two children.
He worked in close association with the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. In 1979, he headed a team of scholars known as Vaad Hanachos Hatemimim that memorized andtranscribed entire talks that the Lubavitcher Rebbe gave during the Sabbath and holidays (as writing and tape recording are not permitted on holy days). This team published more than 1,000 of the Rebbe’s talks. He also headed the research team for Sefer HaLikkutim – an encyclopedic collection of Chassidic thought anthologized from the works of the Tzemach Tzedek (26 volumes, published 1977-1982).
Jacobson heads The Meaningful Life Center called a “spiritual Starbucks” by The New York Times. He is a sought-after speaker in the Jewish world today. He has lectured to diverse audiences on six continents and in forty states on psycho-spiritual issues and applying Jewish thought to contemporary life. He has been interviewed on over 300 radio and TV shows, including CNN with Larry King, Charlie Rose, and the CBS News Show “The Best of Us.” In 2010, Rabbi Jacobson appeared in the award-winning film, The Human Experience.
Jacobson is the author of the best-selling book Toward a Meaningful Life, a William Morrow publication that has sold more than 300,000 copies to date and has been translated into Hebrew, French,Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, German, Hungarian and Czech. Jacobson is also the publisher of the Yiddish English Weekly, The Algemeiner Journal. Many of his writings are syndicated in sites all over including Chabad.org and AskMoses.com.