Category Archives: Emuna

“I Can’t Get No Satisfaction”

One who worries about the future will never find satisfaction. When the future becomes the present, he will worry about a later future. ~ Madraigos Haadam: darkai habitachon

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It’s All Good

A person should acquire the habit of constantly repeating “Whatever the Almighty does is for the good.” ~ Shulchan Aruch – Orach Chayim 230:5

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Hashem could have made a system that produces food within us; sunshine and the air [could] combine with the water that we drink, and food and starch [would be] created inside of us like plants. But no – Hashem wanted the food to come from … Continue reading

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Before Eating…

The Shulchan Aruch states that one should have the following in mind before eating: “I am eating and drinking so that I may have good health and strength to serve Hashem.”

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Better to be Prepared

In order to have peace of mind prepare yourself in advance to accept with serenity whatever occurs.  People who expect everything in life to go the way they wish are caught off balance by difficult life situations.  Have an awareness … Continue reading

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The Lottery Ticket and the Chofetz Chaim

A man once said to the Chofetz Chaim, “Rabbi, I have just bought a lottery ticket.  The winner of the lottery will receive a very large amount of money.  Could I please have a blessing from you that I will … Continue reading

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Two Scripts

Two ways you could write your life: “I am so small, and I make such stupid messes that even if the Creator of this magnificent universe had some plan for me, by now He must have given up. So I … Continue reading

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