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Make the Time

Hakadosh Baruch Hu cries for three kinds of people each day.” One of them is “Someone who has time to study Torah and he doesn’t study.” ~ Talmud Chagigah 5b

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Broad Shoulders

Pray that you will never have to bear all that you are able to endure.

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Happy Tu B’Av

The greater the harmony, mutual respect and devotion between a husband and wife – particularly when both are observers of Torah and mitzvos – the greater is the measure of G-d’s blessings to both of them for all their needs. … Continue reading

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Clean Utensil

If you want your tefillos to be accepted by Hakadosh Baruch Hu be cautious with your mouth,because that is your utensil for prayer. Be cautious and don’t speak profanely, curses, swears, lashon hara, and the like, because prayer is a … Continue reading

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Friendship

If a friendship contributes to your growth, keep it.  If it does the opposite, drop it.  ~ The Kotzker Rebbe zt”l

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What’s the Recipe?

R’ Simcha Zissel’s daughter was ill and went to the doctor who told her that the essential part of her cure was to remain calm.  Since her father, the Alter of Kelm, constantly stressed the importance of peace of mind, … Continue reading

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Why after so long?

The reason we fast in mourning over the destruction of the Temple even though it was so long ago, is to become aware that we presently have faults similar to those which caused the destruction and we should therefore work … Continue reading

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Reality Check

The gemara in Kidushin 70a states that “If someone speaks negatively about others, it shows that he himself has negative qualities.  A person who has serious faults does not speak the praises of others.” This is the reality of the … Continue reading

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Life is a Game of Chess

We should be as careful of our actions in life just as a person playing chess thinks carefully before making any move.  Always weigh what you are planning to do to see if you might have cause to regret your … Continue reading

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Master of Wealth

If a person is not the master of his wealth, but his wealth is his master, his entire wealth has no value. ~ Michatv MaiEliyahu, vol 1, p 65.

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