Monthly Archives: January 2022

Don’t Let This Happen to You

The Chofetz Chaim zt’l told over a mashal of a simple farmer who saved the king’s life. To reward him, the king granted the farmer permission to enter his treasury for one hour and take whatever he desires. As the … Continue reading

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Get the Message

Everything that happens to a person, everything he hears, are all messages from Hashem. ~ Baal Shem Tov

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Paying it Forward

While the sage Choni was walking along a road, he saw a man planting a carob tree. Choni asked him: “How long will it take for this tree to bear fruit?” “Seventy years,” replied the man. Choni then asked: “Are … Continue reading

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Transforming

Realize that when you are engaged in a mitzvah, it is not only an action you are doing.  Rather, you are transforming yourself into a more elevated person. You are not just doing, but becoming. ~ R’ Yeruchem Levovitz zt”l

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Nothing Like It

One delving into Torah studies is able to have so much enjoyment and pleasure that the physical and material pleasures that others seek pale in comparison. ~ Ohr Yohail Mazel tov to all those learning daf yomi that are completing … Continue reading

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How Much

It’s not how much or how little you have that makes you great or small, but how much or how little you are with what you have. ~ R’ Samson Raphael Hirsch zt”l

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While You are Sleeping + Segula for Parnasah Today

Hashem sustained the Bnei Yisroel in the form of Manna. The Manna did not fall during the day but rather in the middle of the night as they slept.  The lesson is that our livelihood is not necessarily dependent on our efforts. If it is the will of Hashem we … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry about these 2 Things

There are two things in life that you should never worry about. It’s not worth worrying about things you can change, because you can change them. And it’s not worth worrying about things you cannot change, because you can’t change … Continue reading

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You can Borrow Mine

If Moshe Rabbeinu were to come back today and need to borrow a pair of tefillin, I would be comfortable giving him mine because I know that they are exactly the same as every other pair going back to Har … Continue reading

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Any Excuse

By makas bechoros, Moshe was careful to say that the firstborns will die at approximately chatzos. He didn’t tell them that it would happen exactly at chatzos (as indeed occurred) as Moshe was concerned that the Egyptian clocks might be … Continue reading

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