Monthly Archives: October 2018

Tests

The Vilna Gaon taught us, we shouldn’t seek the tests.  But when one is tested, and he passes the test, he should know that he has just elevated himself to a very high level. ~ R’ Elimelech Biderman Shlita

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Not this Sin

I’m not afraid of an aveirah (sin). I’m afraid of the aveirah goreres aveirah (the sins that will result from that sin). ~ R’ Gad’l Eisner zt”l

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Striking a Balance

R’ Eliezer of Kamarner said, “When a righteous man’s heart breaks into a thousand pieces, and he is afraid he will become depressed, he should search for his good qualities and praise himself. At other times, when he fears he … Continue reading

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How our Homes are Blessed

A man should always be careful to treat his wife with honor and respect for it is only for the wife’s sake that a man’s house is blessed.  ~ Shulchan Aruch Harav, 32

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The Baby Chooses

The Rabbi of Rhizin taught: Before a baby is born, while the soul is in Heaven, the baby chooses who his parents will be.  He looks at all the possible parents and chooses the ones he sees love him the most.  The … Continue reading

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Again and Again

Once a person has sinned and repeated the sin, [he treats it] as if it has become permitted ~ Rav Huna, Arachin 30b.

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Experience

Experience is an antidote for worry.  Make a list of things you worried about in the past.  See how many of those negative things turned out better than you thought they would.  Also note how many situations turned out as … Continue reading

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