Once you grasp the historical background, it’s obvious that Tu B’Av has more to offer than candy, flowers and sentimentality.
More often than not, it is during the challenging periods of our life that we draw closer to the Lord seeking His protection. But, how do we respond to God’s blessing?
Despite the terrible events that have occurred on this day in Jewish history, the mourning associated with Tisha B’Av will not continue indefinitely.
David’s census of Israel and Judah was the catalyst for what ultimately unfolded in God’s plan and purpose.
Does David really believe that God always chooses the right path? We aren’t left to draw our own conclusions.