Monthly Archives: November 2011

Bitter or Grateful

“Bitter people are never grateful; grateful people are never bitter.” ~ R’ Lazer Brody

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“Time is Money”

“The world says that time is money, but I say that money is time. In order to earn enough money to satisfy his desires, one must sacrifice inordinate amounts of time. For me, that sacrifice is too great.” ~ Chofetz Chaim

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Peace in the Home

“Peace in the home, shalom bayis, does not mean the absence of conflict. Shalom is opposing forces working together in harmony. It is a sense of wholeness that allows for a life filled with blessings and joy.”   ~ By … Continue reading

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How to give

“The man who gives little with a smile gives more than the man who gives much with a frown.”

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“How could this happen?”

“When a new Baal Teshuva dies a sudden, tragic death…people ask, how is this possible?…’Why did Hashem take him so suddenly?’  The most famous question of the perplexed is: ‘What about the Holocaust…?’ People forget that this world is a … Continue reading

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From one home to another

“Death is merely moving from one home to another.  The wise man will spend his main efforts in trying to make his future home the more beautiful one.” ~ R’ Menachem Mendel Morgenstern of Tomashov (the Kotzker Rebbe)

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Singing

“When someone talks, he’s using worldly tools. Singing, however, comes from the world which is beyond Creation. When someone is singing, you close your eyes, because singing is so heavenly.” ~ R’ Shlomo Carlebach * This weekend is the yahrzeit … Continue reading

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