Category Archives: Emuna

There is no spoon

One erev shabbos, lacking oil for light, R’ Chanina ben Dosa took vinegar and said, “The One who commanded oil to burn, He can command vinegar to burn as well.”  The vinegar burned and provided light until the end of … Continue reading

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Different Tools for Different Tasks

From the beginning of time to this very day, there have never been two people with an identical mission in life. As such, Hashem oversees each person’s life with an amazingly precise Divine Providence, providing each person with the needed … Continue reading

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Through Faith

A man should believe in God through faith, not because of miracles. ~ R’ Nachman of Breslov zt”l

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Despair

Despair is the worst of ailments. No worries are justified except: “Why am I so worried?”  ~ R’ Yisrael Salanter zt”l

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Hotel

This world is like a hotel.  If a guest sits in his room and waits politely, everything he needs will be brought to him by the hired help.  But if a person rushes to the kitchen to take his food, … Continue reading

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Serenity

God, give me the serenity to accept those things that I cannot change, the courage to change those things that I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

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Smooth Sailing?

Challenges are not an unfortunate fact of life, but rather, a sign of Hashem’s trust and confidence in your ability to prevail. In the late 1800s, the Jewish population of Europe was going through particularly difficult times.  The Rebbe of … Continue reading

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