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Anytime, Everywhere, for Anything

The advice for a Jew who doesn’t want to lack anything and wants to be attached to Hashem is to accustom himself to pray to Hashem for important matters, as well as for trivial things. Don’t think that you have … Continue reading

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Who are you Relying On?

Hashem helps the moment a person doesn’t see any natural means for his salvation. ~ The Chazon Ish

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Thanks for the Insult

One of the best techniques for preventing yourself from becoming angry when someone insults you is to say to yourself, “Thank you, Almighty, for sending me a relatively painless way for atoning for my wrongdoings.  It is a great act … Continue reading

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The Proper Attitude for Suffering

Everyone suffers.  But many do not take it to heart that the suffering comes as a punishment for transgressions, rather they consider it accidental. The proper attitude is that suffering is an atonement.  With this realization a person appreciates that … Continue reading

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Giving without Taking

When you do acts of kindness for people, show them that you personally derive pleasure from their acceptance of what you are giving.  Do not boast or act in a conceited manner because you are helping someone. We find in … Continue reading

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Let’s see

Before a person gives up his portion in the next world for others, let’s see if he is willing to forgo some of his share in this world for others. ~ The Alter of Novardok

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You are not Stuck

You are not stuck with this impulse or that.  You were given free will.  Use it. ~ The Kotzker Rebbe

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Use it Well

Each day a person is given a new capacity for knowledge.  This is a new creation which has been turned over to a person to be used for good. If he fails to do so, this knowledge goes up before … Continue reading

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Segulah to Remember Torah

Each morning, in birchas haTorah we say, “Hashem gave us His Torah.”  “In my opinion, birchas haTorah is a wonderful segulah for remembering Torah. This might be the reason Reb Yehudah HaNasi called the first masechta of Shas – “Brachos.” … Continue reading

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Seal Them

Our Sages said that observance of the commandments and teachings are not enough to counterbalance what comes out of a person’s mouth.  “What should be a person’s pursuit in this world? He should be silent.” (Chullin 89a). One must seal … Continue reading

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