Monthly Archives: December 2018

You want forgiveness from Hashem?

When one forgives others, all of his sins are atoned for. ~ Miseches Rosh Hashana 17 Really think about that.

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Message from Eliyahu HaNavi

Torah is understood solely by those who don’t become angry, and also I only come to the people who don’t become angry. ~ Eliyahu HaNavi quoted in Misechta Kalah Rabsa 4:31

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Your True Character

A person’s true character is ascertained by three parameters: his cup (i.e., his behavior when he drinks), his pocket (i.e., his financial dealings), and his anger. ~ Miseches Eruvin 65b

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Because of You

Live in such a way that those who know you but don’t know God will come to know God because they know you. ~ unknown

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Scale Back

There are two main traits which prevent a person from serving the Almighty: anger and giving in to desires. In the case of anger, the goal needs to be to totally conquer it. But with desires, it is necessary to … Continue reading

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Missing Out!

Even if you do indeed accomplish tomorrow what you pushed off doing today, you are still missing out on the good deeds you could have done today.  Each day is a separate entity, and by meeting your responsibilities of tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Today Only!

View each day as if it were your last (see Shabbos 153a).  This is an excellent technique for overcoming laziness. Imagine that this is the only day you have to accomplish anything, and the page you need to study is … Continue reading

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