Category Archives: Mussar

Died with Justification

One might say, “I have no time [to learn Torah]. I’m busy.  I have a wife and children.  I need to make a living.”  That’s all true, but what can we compare him to?  He is like a person in … Continue reading

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What is Purgatory?

Purgatory is discovering in the next world what you could have done in this world, but you lacked the desire. ~ R’ Lazer Brody

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Good Question

How can a man blind his eyes to his actions or slacken his efforts, if afterwards, when he can no longer straighten out what he has made crooked, he will unquestionably suffer? ~ Mesilas Yesharim

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Not About the Hours

The determination of a masmid (diligent learner) is not how many hours he learns a day, but how many minutes he learns an hour. ~ Rabbi Jonathan Rietti

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Do you know what chassidus is? It is to be cautious with what you say and with what you see. ~ Reb Shalom of Shotz zt”l

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The Greatest Enemy

It is a mistake to think that the yetzer hara’s purpose is to merely cause a person to sin; its true goal is to destroy a person completely.  Once he tricks someone into sinning, it does not even let him … Continue reading

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Come Back to Life

If I had already died and the Almighty told me I could come back to life again, imagine how happy I would be.  Now that I am still alive, I should still feel that same joy. ~ R’ Nachum Huradna … Continue reading

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