Monthly Archives: March 2019

How is it possible?

Rabbi Shmelke and Rabbi Pinchos asked the Magid of Mezeritch, “How is it possible to fulfill the Talmudic obligation of blessing Hashem for misfortunes with the same joy as when one blesses Him for good fortune?” The Magid advised them … Continue reading

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Confidence

One who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others. ~ Old Jewish Saying

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Feeling Sad?

People who habitually feel unhappy would be better off not spending a lot of time contemplating how they feel…. Do not increase your sadness by feeling sad that you feel sad….  View your sadness as a challenge.  Anyone can behave … Continue reading

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Ease of Mind

One whose faith in God is firm and perfect, so that he trusts in God, automatically possesses ease of mind, and a happy life both here and in the hereafter. ~ R’ Eliyahu Lopian zt”l

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Determination

You will rise and fall hundreds and thousands of times before you merit to serve God perfectly.  The greatest tzadikim have also endured all this.  The most important thing is your determination.  Let nothing in the world distract you.  Never … Continue reading

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Hidden

There are times when God hides His face.  But then there are times when God hides His face and we don’t even realize that His face is hidden; we dwell in darkness, and think it is light.  This is a … Continue reading

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Purim >Pesach & Shavuos

Purim is a very great day. It is greater than Shavuos, because they were forced to accept the Torah on Shavuos.  Har Sinai was raised above their heads, thus requiring them and forcing them to receive the Torah. On Purim, the … Continue reading

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