Monthly Archives: November 2019

What we Lack

The Chasam Sofer zt”l taught that Hashem could have made people without needing anything, but then they would never turn to Hashem.  The greatest chessed, therefore, is that they lack things. ~ Toras Moshe

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A Necessity

Tefillah is always necessary.  Even when Heaven decreed something, it won’t happen without tefillah. ~ R’ Tzaddok HaCohen zt”l

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How can we endure all this?

The Kohen Gadol, Reb Yishmael ben Elisha, was once in Heaven, and was shown rooms filled with terrible decrees. He said, “How can one endure all of this?” He was then brought to a higher room, and he saw even … Continue reading

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Long Distance

The Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch said that only a part of a Jew’s neshama comes into the body, but when a Jew uses that part of the neshama to serve Hashem, it makes a difference for the balance and part of the neshama which is still … Continue reading

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Listen

The deepest prayer a person can pray is, Hashem I don’t want an answer, I just want you to listen! ~ R’ Shlomo Carlebach zt’l – Today is his 25th Yahrzeit

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Excuses for Others

When we find excuses for a person’s poor behavior, we fulfill V’ohavta lereiacha Kamocha, for we always find excuses for our own mistakes. ~ R’ Moshe Meir Weiss

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A Letter to Hashem from a 10th Grader

“Dear Hashem, I learned in class that you show yourself in everything. You are right there, next to me, all the time. You are always seeing me, knowing me and understanding me. I just have to open my eyes a … Continue reading

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