Category Archives: Shalom Bayis

The True Winner

Satmar chassidim organized a special Shabbos together with their Rebbe, the Divrei Yoel of Satmar zt”l.  A lot of planning, effort and money were invested to make this Shabbos a success.  But on Friday afternoon, the Rebbetzin wasn’t feeling good … Continue reading

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Shalom Bayis Tip

It is wise to keep focusing on the virtues of the person to whom you are married.  This simple idea can easily save people much heartache and strife in their marriage.  When you see the good in someone, it is … Continue reading

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Falling in Love

Fall in love and you can fall out of love. Create love and it will last forever. ~ R’ Tzvi Freeman

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Who do you love?

We love those for whom we do. ~ R’ Eliyahu Dessler zt”l

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Shalom Bayis comes First

One summer night in a Tel Aviv hotel before the evening prayer, Rabbi Noson Tzvi Finkel gave a long lecture on ethics to a number of his former students.  Before he finished, his wife interrupted him with a whisper, “They … Continue reading

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Giving

Love is a consequence of giving.  When a person gives, it is as if he is giving part of himself.  He therefore loves the recipient because he finds in him something of himself.  If his giving assumes great proportions and … Continue reading

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Candles or Wine?

Shabbos candles take precedence over Kiddush wine, for their light fosters peace and harmony in one’s home.  ~ Chofetz Chaim zt”l

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Peace

Wherever peace is found, fear of God is found; wherever peace is lacking, fear of God is lacking. ~ Chofetz Chaim

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When Everything Stops

How do you know how much you love a person?  Are you aware of the world when you are talking to them?  If there is still a world, sure you are close, but real true closeness is when suddenly the … Continue reading

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Before Entering the House

Rav Shlomo Zalman Aurbach was once walking home with a talmid who noticed him straightening his frock (coat) and adjusting his hat before entering his house.  The talmid couldn’t help asking, “Is the Rebbe expecting a special visitor?”  Rav Shlomo … Continue reading

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