Monthly Archives: September 2017

Children v. Adults

What is the difference between children and adults? Adults keep grudges.  Children do not.  Why is that? Because children choose being happy over being right.  Adults choose being right over being happy. ~ Tzemech Tzedeck Even Yom Kippur can only … Continue reading

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Trust

When you pray, trust that Hashem will listen to your prayers and do what’s best for you; not what you think is best.  ~ paraphrased from R’ Avigdor Miller zt”l

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Please Read

I try to post this every year before Rosh Hashana because it is just such an amazing opportunity that everyone should try to take advantage of right now. Many years ago, the Lubavitcher Rebbe established “Keren Hashana,” a fund that will … Continue reading

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Payback

If a person speaks badly about others and disgraces them, he will be spoken against and disgraced in return (in addition to his punishment in the World to Come). ~ The Chofetz Chaim

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Spoiling Them

When one of his more ascetic students questioned Reb Yisroel Salanter’s caring for others’ material needs to the point of indulging them, in total contradiction to his personal practice of self-denial (“You’re spoiling them, Rebbe!”), Reb Yisroel responded: “Yenem’s gashmiyus … Continue reading

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Diamonds

Our sages teach that there is no wealth in the world that is adequate compensation for even the tiniest of mitzvot.  We’d surely be happy if we found a two-carat diamond on the sidewalk, so why not be happy with … Continue reading

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What we Want

We can’t always get what we want; We should just be happy we don’t get what we deserve!

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