Category Archives: Parnasah

Many Other Ways

If you are not able to obtain the money you want in the manner you originally expected, the Almighty has many other ways and means by which you can acquire that money. ~ Chovos Halvovos

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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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My wallet can be embarrassed from his wallet, but I myself will not be embarrassed from him.

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Poor People

Some people are so poor, all they have is money.

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People who focus on what they are missing are blinded to what they have.  ~ R’ Zelig Pliskin

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As Difficult as Splitting the Sea

How can we understand the words of our Sages (Sotah 2a, Pesachim 118a) that matchmaking and creating livelihoods for people are as difficult for Hakadosh Baruch Hu as the splitting of the sea?  Difficult for Hashem? There is no such … Continue reading

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Use a lot of Water

The gemara in Shabbos 62b states that “One who belittles (degrades) the mitzvah of washing hands before eating bread will become poor.”  On a more positive note, the gemara continues with a statement from Rav Chisda who explains that he … Continue reading

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