“For many years I wrestled with my Anger, until finally I conquered him and placed him in my pocket. Now I take him out only when I need him. But I am so angry with him, that I do not ever want to take him out again!”
“With suffering shall you eat” (Bereishit 3:17). This refers to people who love money and do not put their faith in Hashem that He can easily support a man. They chase after their livelihood with great exertion, and so they eat with suffering, i.e. sadness.
The way you perceive your life depends on how closely you’re willing to look. If you consider only the surface of things, it can all seem pretty messy. Murphy’s Law can appear to be the ultimate reality.
And yet, you do possess the power to see beyond the chaos. When you look long enough, you see the order behind it all. The beauty. The magic.
Don’t believe a word I say. Today, look and find it for yourself.
Today’s Mitzvah – Positive Commandment 245 Conducting Business
Important Message Regarding This Lesson
The Daily Mitzvah schedule runs parallel to the daily study of 3 chapters of Maimonides’ 14-volume code. There are instances when the Mitzvah is repeated a few days consecutively while the exploration of the same Mitzvah continues in the in-depth track.
Leviticus 25:14 “And if you sell something to your neighbor, or buy something from your neighbor”
The Torah deals with every aspect of our lives; not only with the way we pray and study, but also the manner in which we carry out our business.
This Positive Mitzvah establishes guidelines for our business dealings and governs the way we buy, sell, and transfer ownership of property.
These guidelines include writing business contracts, paying for goods with money, or exchanging one item for another.
This article taken from my free Daily Mitzvah (Maimonides) newsletter : Chabad.org