Author Archives: Emuna Daily

Deceit

When we try to deceive others, usually the only person we succeed in deceiving is ourselves. ~ R’ Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l

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One Conversation

How many relationships do we have in which we know that one conversation can change everything? One conversation. It means calling a parent and saying, “I know that I don’t say it often enough, but I owe you everything.  You … Continue reading

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The “Chesed” Malachim

In Heaven, there is a chamber where there are malachim appointed to write down the deeds of chesed that people perform in this world. Whenever the prosecuting malachim speak against the Jewish nation, the “chesed” malachim present the deeds of … Continue reading

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Search

Looking for God is like searching for a ring you lost in a haystack.  You know it’s there.  You just have to keep looking. ~ The Kotzker Rebbe zt”l

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What Intent Should Lie Behind Your Actions?

Everything a person does should have one intention, that Hashem should favor him. He should do only what Hashem wants him to do and because of that Hashem will be pleased with him. ~ R’ Avigdor Miller zt”l

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Be Slow to Judge

Be very slow indeed to judge others.  If they are wrong, God will judge them and if we are wrong, God will judge us.  ~ R’ Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l  

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Which People to Focus On

In material matters, always try to focus on people who have less than you rather than those who have more. ~ Chovos Halvovos (3:7)

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Attackers

We are victims of just attacks, but of unjust attackers. ~ R’ Shraga Silverstein As explained in the Garden of Emuna, when a master uses a stick to clout a slave,  the unfortunate slave certainly doesn’t blame the stick for … Continue reading

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Our Part

Hashem performs the miracles.  The good deeds and the good middos are man’s part. ~ R’ Yechezkel of Kozmir zt”l

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Be Better

If you are not a better person tomorrow than you are today, what need have you for tomorrow? ~ R’ Nachman of Breslov – On that note, today is the first day of Pesachim in the daf yomi cycle. There … Continue reading

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