Monthly Archives: July 2019

That was a different guy

When a person repents for what he has done wrong in the past, he should look at himself as a newly created person and therefore his past wrongs are not identified with him. ~ Bais Halevi

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Never Mad

R’ Yitzchok Meltzin never got angry at another person. If someone insulted him, he always ignored it.  He said, “It is wrong to insult someone and if this person did so, it is because he lacks the necessary understanding.  Why … Continue reading

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Where are you?

Do not yearn for any other situation in the world besides the one you actually find yourself in.  ~  Rabainu Avraham ben HaRambam

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No Fear!

At times a person uses his worries as an excuse for not accomplishing.  He rationalizes his failure to take action by claiming he is afraid of potential danger.  Ostensibly he claims that he is not doing what he should because … Continue reading

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No Problem

There are no problems in life, only challenges. R’ Moshe Menora zt”L

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What Fools!

Some, when they do a good deed, think they are doing God a favor.  What fools… ~ The Kotzker Rebbe zt”l

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You want Ruach Hakodesh?

My master [the Arizal] told that the primary way to attain ruach hakodesh is to be cautious with brikas hanehenin (blessings over food) and to say these brachos with kavanah… By reciting the berachos with kavanah one removes the tumah … Continue reading

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