Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Right Track

Even if you are on the right track, if you just sit there and do nothing, you’ll still get run over!

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Before me Always

It is the duty of conscientious people to constantly reflect that God’s glory fills the whole world: we are ever in His presence and must fulfill His will.  This is the meaning of the verse “I set Hashem before me … Continue reading

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God is good to me!

“God is good to me!” ~ Sarah Dina bas Yehoshua Yosef Those are the words my grandmother chanted with such fervor almost daily throughout her life.  That is despite the fact that she lived through the horrors of Auschwitz, lost her … Continue reading

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Hidden Light

Our Sages tell us that even if a person restrains himself from forbidden speech for just a mere moment, he will merit the special hidden light reserved for those who guard their tongues – as we see from the words … Continue reading

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The Rebbe Rashab of Lubavitch

Rabbi Shalom Dovber (the Rebbe Rashab) once instructed his son (the Rebbe Rayatz) to travel to a particular place to help a particular chassid and businessman. When the Rebbe Rayatz returned, he told his father, “I have done everything you … Continue reading

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A Mark on the Forehead

A devout man who had passed away appeared to his friend in a dream.  The friend noticed that the man had a mark on his forehead.  The departed told his friend that his mark was a punishment for speaking during … Continue reading

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Silence is a Skill

The craft of a person in this world is to behave as if mute!  The craft is not to be a babbler. This is something one has to learn: a baby knows how to talk and babbles as it pleases … Continue reading

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Torn Up

Rabbi Yehoshua Ben Levi said: Whoever responds “Amen, Yehei Shmei Rabba…” with all his might, the evil decrees against him will be torn up. ~ Talmud – Shabbos 119B

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Right Here – Right Now

A Jew is never lost on his journey.  Wherever he finds himself, God has a reason for placing him there. ~ R’ Mordechai Pogremansky

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Live the Dream

If you will it, it is no dream; and if you do not will it, a dream it is and a dream it will stay. ~ Theodor Herzl

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