Monthly Archives: March 2012

One Good Deed

“The Baal Shem Tov says: If once in your lifetime you gave one thirsty man a glass of water, that is enough reason to dance for seventy years.  Did you do something good one time in your life?  You did? … Continue reading

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Conduct

“Circumstances are beyond the control of man but his conduct is in his own power.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

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Who is Cursed?

“Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, while his heart turns away from G-d” ~ Yirmeyahu 17:5

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Just 5 Minutes Late

“One who comes only five minutes late to davening every day, loses the possibility to answer ‘Boruch Hu Uvoruch Shimoh’ and ‘Amen’ five thousand times over the course of the entire year!” ~ R’ Aizik Ausband Shlit”a from Torah Tavlin

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Don’t Despair

“One should forever arouse his good inclination to subdue his evil inclination.” ~Berachos 5a “One should not grow frustrated if, after he resolved to avoid forbidden speech, his evil inclination got the better of him and he spoke loshon hora. … Continue reading

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Two People

“Two people talking at once make noise, but two people singing at once make harmony” ~ R’ Nachman of Breslov

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Appearance

“Man looks at the external appearance, but God looks at the heart.” ~ Samuel I, 16:7

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