Monthly Archives: April 2018

Two Walls

Chazal observe that Hashem placed the tongue behind two walls, the teeth and the lips, so that one refrain from inappropriate speech.

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The Awesome Power of Judging People Favorably

R’ Nachman of Breslov taught that when you judge someone favorably, Hashem judges that person the same way that you judged him. For example, if you see someone eating food that is not kosher, but you think to yourself that … Continue reading

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Flame of a Candle

The flame of candle, representative of the Jewish soul (Mishlei 20:27), always points upwards. Under all circumstances, it refuses to face down. A Jew is the same. He is always growing, developing and striving to reach greater and greater heights. … Continue reading

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Realist

In Israel, to be a realist, you have to believe in miracles. ~ David Ben Gurion

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No Obstacles

If you’re doing something and there are no objections or obstacles to overcome, it’s a pretty sure sign that what you’re doing isn’t very important. ~ R’ Shlomo Carlebach zt”l

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Guarantee for a Happy Life

If you are sincerely interested in having a guarantee for a happy life, learn to accept what cannot be changed. ~ R’ Zeliig Pliskin

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Just One Condition

Hashem is more than happy to give us our heart’s wishes — but only on condition that they’re good for us. ~ R’ Lazer Brody

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