Monthly Archives: May 2016

When the Sun Shines

Never let your head down.  Never give up, sit down and grieve. Find another way.  But don’t expect your prayers to be answered when it rains, if you don’t pray when the sun shines. ~ Torah Tavlin

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Forget the Past

We need to start over every day.  And sometimes many times each day. ~ R’ Nachman of Breslov zt”l

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Revealing someone is a Baal Tshuva

You are forbidden to relate information about a person’s past misdeeds or the misdeeds of his family, even if you do not not intend to belittle him, and you will not cause the listener to think less of him, as … Continue reading

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Bar Yochai

The Nachlas Avos tells that the Tana Yochai (Reb Shimon’s father) was married for many years, and didn’t have any children. Yochai told his wife that he wants to divorce and marry someone else, so he can keep the mitzvah … Continue reading

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Not Everything…

Not everything that a man thinks should be said; not everything that he says, should be written; and not everything that he writes, should be printed. ~ The Kotkzer Rebbe zt”l

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Meron on Lag Baomer

The Simchah and closeness to Hashem  that prevails in Meron on Lag Baomer is extraordinary. “Even one who unable to be present still benefits as its  effects reverberate around the world.” ~ R’ Tzvi M. Zilberberg as quoted in “Think … Continue reading

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Aim High

Shoot for 100 and you may reach 80.  But shoot for 80 and you certainly won’t reach 100. ~ Chicken Soup to Warm the Neshama

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A Place for Hashem

The world’s philosophers struggle to find a place for God in the universe; our sages struggle to find a place for the universe since everything is Godly.  ~ R’ Yitzchak Hutner zt”l

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A moment of embarrassment in this world saves a light year of humiliation in the next world. ~ R’ Lazer Brody

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The Failure to Study the Laws of L.H.

Failure to study the laws of loshon hora can result in a person’s speaking loshon hora frequently, without even realizing it.  The following true anecdote illustrates this point: Someone asked a certain woman if she wished to borrow a copy … Continue reading

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