Monthly Archives: June 2018

Who do you Stand With?

I would rather stand with God and be judged by the world than stand with the world and be judged by God.

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2 Pieces of Paper – Make a Choice

R’ Gavriel Friedman suggests that before you speak loshon hara about someone, first write down everything you want to say including all the juicy contents.  When you are done, then take out another piece of paper and write the words … Continue reading

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Locking the Door

There are two types of people, both performing the same action of locking their door at night, but they are each doing it for a different reason. One is confident that the lock is strong and will protect him, while … Continue reading

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Creating New Roads to Hashem

In addition to the traditional prayers that we daven each day, it is vital that we speak to Hashem in our own words.   “This is because the negative forces are well aware of such paths (the prayers in our siddur). … Continue reading

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Segulah from Eliyahu HaNavi!

R’ Moshe Cordovero zt”l (the Ramak) was given a special segulah directly from Eliyahu Hanavi, that when one wants to get rid of impure thoughts, he should say the following verse several times until they are gone: Aish tamid tukad … Continue reading

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Change the World

When the Chofetz Chaim was young, he wanted to change the world.  He tried, but didn’t succeed.  He instead tried to change Poland, but this too was too ambitious, so he decided to just try to change his town of … Continue reading

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Quoting Tzaddikim

Whoever repeats Torah concepts that tzaddikim taught, the tzaddikim will daven for him in heaven, and they will be melitz tov for him (speak for his benefit in Heaven. ~ Sefer Chassidim (224) as quoted by R’ Elimelech Biderman Shlita

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Guard your thoughts carefully, for thought can literally create a living thing. The higher a faculty, the further it can reach. You can kick something with your foot, but throw it higher with your hand. You can reach still further … Continue reading

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Imagine you could open your eyes to see only the good in every person, the positive in every circumstance, and the opportunity in every challenge.  ~ The Lubavitcher Rebbe zt”l

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Embarrassed to Face God?

Citing the gemara in Brachos that one who is embarrassed of his sins is forgiven for all of them,  I heard from Rav Shmuel Braun in the name of Rav Kook zt”l that if a person feels so low from the … Continue reading

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