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Looking for God is like searching for a ring you lost in a haystack.  You know it’s there.  You just have to keep looking. ~ The Kotzker Rebbe zt”l

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What Intent Should Lie Behind Your Actions?

Everything a person does should have one intention, that Hashem should favor him. He should do only what Hashem wants him to do and because of that Hashem will be pleased with him. ~ R’ Avigdor Miller zt”l

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Be Slow to Judge

Be very slow indeed to judge others.  If they are wrong, God will judge them and if we are wrong, God will judge us.  ~ R’ Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l  

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Which People to Focus On

In material matters, always try to focus on people who have less than you rather than those who have more. ~ Chovos Halvovos (3:7)

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Attackers

We are victims of just attacks, but of unjust attackers. ~ R’ Shraga Silverstein As explained in the Garden of Emuna, when a master uses a stick to clout a slave,  the unfortunate slave certainly doesn’t blame the stick for … Continue reading

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Our Part

Hashem performs the miracles.  The good deeds and the good middos are man’s part. ~ R’ Yechezkel of Kozmir zt”l

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Be Better

If you are not a better person tomorrow than you are today, what need have you for tomorrow? ~ R’ Nachman of Breslov – On that note, today is the first day of Pesachim in the daf yomi cycle. There … Continue reading

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No Comparison

All the physical pleasures of our world are not able to bring a person to the state of joy that is possible in the spiritual domain. ~ Darkai Mussar

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Learn to Appreciate Hashem’s Kindness to You

Every single time you have some pleasure, even a very slight one such as gaining a small profit, feel grateful to the Almighty. Every day we have numerous such occasions which are easily overlooked.  They are lessons to teach awareness … Continue reading

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You are Unique!

The gemara in Sanhedrin 37a states that “Each and every individual is obligated to say ‘the world was created for me.’” Each person is a one-time phenomenon, an occurrence that has never been before and will never be again.  You … Continue reading

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