Category Archives: Emuna

Best of Intentions

“Sometimes it happens that you set out to do something with the best of intentions — and you end up with what appears the opposite. Know with absolute certainty — because this is a tradition of our sages — that if your true … Continue reading

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Down to Nothing

When you’re down to nothing, Hashem is up to something.

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Things Could Be Worse

I was sad for I had no shoes, until I saw a man who had no feet!

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It Doesn’t Come Easy

There are many things that are expected of us… You can’t just say you have [faith] already as an inheritance. You don’t have any thing as an inheritance. You must work at experiential faith, to create a feeling of “Da lifnai mi … Continue reading

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A New Opportunity

If trouble comes upon you and you think that it has come as a punishment for a past lapse, do not be filled with guilt and despair.  Rather, rejoice in this new opportunity to rise up by the medium of … Continue reading

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Out of Control

If man were to be without any sense of burden, his life would veer recklessly out of control.  Hashem, therefore, gives him worries and difficulties, leaving him no time or energy for sin and foolishness. ~ R’ Moshe of Kobrin … Continue reading

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Bechirah in a Nutshell

Bechirah: “We may choose which way to go, but it is Hashem who chooses what we find when we get there.”

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