Category Archives: Prayer

Alive and Real

Hashem is alive and real….all the money is His, all the healing is His, He can literally do everything, just talk to Him, cry to Him, plead with Him, and He will give you! ~ Nefesh Shimshon

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Try This!

Pray for the welfare of others even when they are not aware you are praying for them. ~ The Chofetz Chaim Every person we meet has needs for which we can pray. Success in spiritual matters, success in financial matters, … Continue reading

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Lighten your Load

When your heart is heavy and full of anxiety, you can lighten it with enthusiastic prayer to the Almighty. ~ R’ Bunim of Parshischo zt”l

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Problems Concentrating During Davening?

Some people give up hope on concentrating during prayers because they feel there is so much to say and they find it hard to concentrate for so long.  Rabbi Nachman of Breslov offered the following advice: Make up your mind … Continue reading

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Retzeih

The Zohar says that Retzeih, which is inserted into the bentching on Shabbos, should be said with deep concentration, since this brings about great rectification in the heavenly realm. ~ Yesod Veshoresh Haavodah

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“Who Sanctifies us with His Mitzvos”

The Alshich, cited by the Eitz Yosef, explains “There is a qualitative difference between the mitzvos of the Holy One and the laws of states and governments.  The latter serves only to create and maintain social order.  The mitzvos, however, … Continue reading

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These are the things…

One of the leading rabbis of the generation was seriously ill.  He came to the Steipler Gaon for a blessing.  The Steipler advised him to establish a fund for dowries for brides, telling him that the merit of this mitzvah … Continue reading

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