Monthly Archives: June 2013

Exploiting a Setback

“Failure is wasted if you return only to the place from where you fell.  If your plans fail, think bigger, aim higher.” ~ R’ Tzvi Freeman Advertisements

Posted in Emuna | Leave a comment

Crucial Lesson on Judging Favorably

The Baal Shem Tov taught that man decides his own punishment for his transgressions.  “He is given the opportunity to view someone else doing exactly what he did, in a slightly camouflaged form, and in a fit of righteous indignation … Continue reading

Posted in Mussar | Leave a comment

Famous Gemara

“A person is obligated to recite a blessing over the bad just as he recites a blessing over the good.” ~ Berachos 54a

Posted in Emuna | Leave a comment

1000 Fasts

“A person attains a higher level of piety by conquering his anger than he would by fasting a thousand days.” ~ R’ Moshe Leib of Sassov zt”l – Torah Tavlin

Posted in Mussar | Leave a comment

Repair

“If you believe you can break something, have faith that you can repair it.” ~ R’ Nachman of Breslev zt”l

Posted in Spirituality | Leave a comment

The Greatest Friend

“The greatest friend is not somebody who loves you, but is somebody who really, really believes in you.” ~ R’ Shlomo Carlebach zt”l

Posted in Spirituality | Leave a comment

Too Much Leading to Too Little

In the town of Kelm, home of the famous Talmud Torah, which was the seed bed of the Mussar movement, there was a small general store for the use of the yeshiva students.  In order not to take anyone from … Continue reading

Posted in Mussar | Leave a comment