Monthly Archives: June 2017

Loss of Days

Man worries about the loss of his money but does not concern himself with the loss of his days; his material possessions do not help him while his days will not return to him ~ Mesilas Yesharim

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Human Nature

It is human nature for a person to judge one’s fellow by his own traits. ~ The Kotzker Rebbe

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Just Imagine – Very Deep

Spend a few minutes imagining what it would be like if you had absolutely nothing: no family, no friends, no possessions, no money at all, no knowledge, no eyes, ears, hands, feet – absolutely nothing.  Continue this until you actually … Continue reading

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Talking about Your Successes

Be careful not to tell others about your successes when this would imply that the person you are talking to is inferior to you.  This could easily create negative feelings in the other person, and arguments and quarrels might ensue.  … Continue reading

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What is the Purpose of Your Life?

Overcoming negative character traits is the essence and purpose of life.  Therefore you need to continuously strengthen yourself.  If you do not work on overcoming your faults, what is the purpose of your life?  ~ The Vilna Gaon

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Mid-Sentence

If one began to speak and realizes that by concluding his point, he will speak loshon hara, he must stop in mid-sentence and change the subject. ~ Chofetz Chaim

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The Shining Sun

Rabbi Moshe Rosenstein related that Rabbi Yisroel Salanter often expressed his feelings of great joy on the benefit he has from the shining sun which helps mankind in so many ways. Rabbi Rosenstein would ask why don’t other people also … Continue reading

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