Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Cliff

Some, in pushing things off, fail to notice the cliff.  ~ R’ Shraga Silverstein zt”l

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Tone

The Torah ideal is to speak to others in a manner that makes it a pleasurable experience.  Your tone of voice should be calm and pleasant when you speak to anyone.  Do not speak in anger or raise your voice. … Continue reading

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What is Purgatory?

Purgatory is discovering in the next world what you could have done in this world, but you lacked the desire. ~ R’ Lazer Brody

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On My Way – One of My Favorite Stories

As the accomplished life of Rav Yaakov Gold came to a close and his son entered the mourning period of shiva, numerous relatives and friends paid a condolence call to comfort the family and offer words of support. A few … Continue reading

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Take a Closer Look

If you haven’t found the beauty in another person’s soul, it’s because you haven’t looked close enough. ~ R’ Lazer Brody

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Unconditional Love

Just as we love ourselves despite the faults we know we have, so we should love our fellows despite the faults we see in them.  ~ The Baal Shem Tov zt”l

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Rush

Satan’s power resides in rushing man to carry out an action right away, before he stops to consider and wonder about what he is doing. The deed is done and there he stands, deliberating after the fact. ~ The Alter … Continue reading

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