Monthly Archives: August 2019

What is Patience?

The patient person is exactly like someone who is carrying a heavy package.  Even though it weighs upon him, he continues to go on his way, and doesn’t take a break from carrying it.  The same is true in all … Continue reading

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What a Bargain!

One shouldn’t be stingy with kind words. Words don’t cost money, and they do so much to encourage a fellow man. ~ R’ Elimelech Biderman, Shlita

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It’s What You Didn’t Say

Just as one is punished for speaking bad words, so is one punished for the good words he could have said but refrained from saying them. ~ Zohar

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Be Alert

Be alert, and be brief, even when you pray. ~ The Kotzker Rebbe zt”l

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True Prayer

“It states (Tehillim 145:18) קָרוֹב יְהוָה, לְכָל-קֹרְאָיו לְכֹל אֲשֶׁר יִקְרָאֻהוּ בֶאֱמֶת, ‘Hashem is close to those who pray to Him with truth.’ What does it mean, to pray to Hashem with truth? When one knows there’s nowhere to turn other than to Hashem, that … Continue reading

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What Does Hashem Want?

Now, O Israel, what does God, your God, demand of you?  Only to fear God, your God, to follow all His ways, to love Him, to serve God, your God, with all your heart and with all your soul. ~ … Continue reading

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A Life of Joy

The life of a person with emunah will be a life of joy even in situations when others feel sad. ~ R’ Eliezer Zev Luft zt”l

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The Main Focus

A person who places his main focus on spiritual growth will not worry about material matters.  He wants material good for their function as tools for his spiritual needs.  He therefore feels assured that he will be supplied with whatever … Continue reading

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Sad?

How can a person be sad when he knows he has a Heavenly Father? ~ R’ Yoself Leib Bloch zt”l

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We all Worry

Every person will find things to worry about.  Fortunate is the person who worries about other people, for he will be free of personal worries. ~ R’ Eliyahu Meir Bloch zt”l

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