Monthly Archives: December 2018

Different Levels

“The greater the man, the greater his evil inclination.” ~ Succah 52a There are many different kinds of evil inclination. The common run people have a very low sort of evil inclination.  Their desires are grossly materialistic.  In fact, they … Continue reading

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Awe Inspiring

To fear God is to be moved by a sense of awe, like that which one experiences in the presence of a great and awe-inspiring king.  In every move that one makes, one ought to feel self-abased before the greatness … Continue reading

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Seeking Wisdom

In seeking wisdom, the first step is silence, the second listening, the third remembering, the fourth practicing, and the fifth teaching others. ~ R’ Shlomo Ibn Gabirol (1021-1058)

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Serenity

All the wealth in the world doesn’t compare to a moment when a Yid has yishuv hadaas (serenity and peace of mind). ~ R’ Moshe of Korbin zt”l

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Sigh

Sighing over a transgression decreases part of the severity of the offense. ~ Lev Eliyahu (vol. 1, p 121)

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Thinking about You

The Chasam Sofer teaches: When a person thinks about Hashem, Hashem will think about him. As it states (Mishlei 3:6), בְּכָל־דְּרָכֶ֥יךָ דָעֵ֑הוּ  with everything you do, remember Hashem. And if you will do so וְ֝ה֗וּא יְיַשֵּׁ֥ר אֹֽרְחֹתֶֽיךָ, He will give you success in … Continue reading

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Enjoy!

Whoever enjoys Shabbos, his heart’s desires will be fulfilled. ~Shabbos 118 I wish you all a very enjoyable Shabbos, this week and every week!

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