Monthly Archives: July 2021

A Small World

In the holy books, it is written that a person is referred to as an olam katan – a small world.  Why is a human being called this?  Because if he regards himself as small, he is as great as … Continue reading

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Extreme Pleasure

The way a person achieves true pleasure on this world is by obtaining that which he feels he is lacking.  However, it is wiser to choose to focus on one’s lack of spiritual accomplishments in order to achieve them, so … Continue reading

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Better than Witnessing a Miracle

True faith is greater than an actual observation of miracles, for with the power of faith, one can see what the eyes do not! ~ Chiddushei Hari”m

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What a Bracha!

Master of the Universe!  Everything You do is most assuredly good, but there is a good which is immediately apparent, and a good which does not seem to be so at first.  May it be Your will to bestow upon … Continue reading

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How can I increase my happiness?

Fulfill the commandment to love your fellow man as yourself, not as an academic study, but literally and wholeheartedly.  If you sincerely love other people, when you see that they are having some good fortune, you will experience the same … Continue reading

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Wait till the End

The holy Rizhiner zt’l told his chassidim the following story: There was once a chassid who had many furs in his store and was having a hard time selling them. One morning, a messenger of a minister came into the … Continue reading

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What Torah concept will make the most practical difference to the emotional quality of my life?

The awareness that all the Almighty does is for your benefit.  This realization is a great wisdom that will help you in both this world and the next. There is no greater wealth than mastering this attitude.  When you reach … Continue reading

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Who are You Speaking With?

Whenever you speak to another person, know that you are speaking to someone who is created in the image of the Almighty.  Imagine the respect you would feel if you were speaking directly to the Creator.  When you internalize this … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect

The concept of “cause and effect” is well known. However, tzaddikim tell us that, in truth, the “cause” and “effect” are the opposite of what people think they are. For example, when one has a hole in his pocket and … Continue reading

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May this be a Sign!

The Rabbeinu b’Chaya (end of Shemos) writes, “When the end of days will come, there will be many tzaros, one after the other. That is a sign that the Redemption is near.” It seems that we are living in such … Continue reading

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