Daily “PiCK-ME-UPs” – 5th Iyar, 5769


Daily Quote from “PiCK-ME-UPs” the book – 5th Iyar, 5769

PiCK-ME-UPs the book

The Best Me

We need be no more than anyone else is, nor any less. We just need to be “the best me” we can be.

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Daily Kabbalah Quote – 5th Iyar, 5769



Daily Kabbalah Quote – 5th Iyar, 5769

“The whole desirable end for the Creator from the creation He had created is to delight His creatures, so they would know His greatness and His Trueness, and would receive all the abundance and pleasantness He had prepared for them.”

—Rabbi Yehuda Leib HaLevi Ashlag (Baal HaSulam) (1884—1954), “Introduction to the Study of The Book of Zohar”.

Source: kabbalah.info

Daily Reminder – 5th Iyar, 5769


Daily Reminder


Daily Reminder – 5th Iyar, 5769

Spousal Abuse

Telling Lashon Hara to your spouse, is as Assur, as telling to anyone else (unless it is permissible see Klal 8:10). If fact says the Chofetz Chaim, it may have more severe negative ramifications.

For example if a person unjustly tells their spouse about what someone did to them, certainly that spouse will become angry and may enter the fray, fanning the flames of hatred and revenge.

No, we don’t keep secrets from our spouse, but Lashon Hara is not a secret, it is an issur. By telling, you will cause your spouse far greater harm in Shamayim than what you’d be arrested for, here on earth.

“Zachor Eis Asher Asa Hashem L’Miriam BaDerech B’Tzaischem MiMitzrayim”

The Ramban and other Rishonim count, among the Mitzvos Aseh Min HaTorah, the mitzva of remembering and saying with your mouth each day what Hashem did to Miriam when she spoke about her brother Moshe. The Chofetz Chaim in Shaar Tvunah Perek 12 says that being Mikayem this mitzva can save you from the aveira of Lashon Hara. More than just saying the pasuk, says the Chofetz Chaim, one must think about the incident in order for it to have its intended effect.

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Teachings of the Sages – 5th Iyar, 5769


Two Tzaddiks

Teachings of the Sages – 5th Iyar, 5769

R’ Pinchas said: “It’s possible for a person to be created and live an entire lifetime just for the sake of uttering one word or making a single gesture that he performs for the Holy One”*

*The Way into Jewish Mystical Tradition, by Lawrence Kushner. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing, 2001, p. 109 (B)


From: Two Tzaddiks

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov – Sayings & Teachings – 5th Iyar, 5769


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Each mitzvah creates a lamp

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov – Sayings & Teachings – 5th Iyar, 5769

Each mitzvah that a person does in this world creates a lamp with which he can explore the treasure house of the King after he dies. This is the ultimate bliss of the life to come.

Likutey Moharan I, 275

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov
“It is a great mitzvah to be happy.”

Omer Count for Wednesday Night, 6th Iyar, 5769


Omer Count for Wednesday Night, April 29th, 2009 – 6th Iyar, 5769

*The Omer is counted every evening after nightfall, from the second night of Passover till the night before Shavuot.

On Wednesday Night, count 21 Days in the Omer, which is two weeks and six days of the Omer.

Day 21 – Malchut of Tiferet: Nobility in Compassion, click here to read excerpt.

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Daily Kabbalah Dose – 5th Iyar, 5769


Daily Kabbalah Dose – 5th Iyar, 5769

‘Yes’ To Everything

By Yehuda Berg

I witnessed an upsetting interaction recently between a mother and son where the mother said “no” to everything the kid said. She made him feel like something was wrong with him for expressing his feelings.

A parent who makes a habit out of denying his children’s feelings is creating problems for that child down the road.

Today, put your point of view aside and understand where your kid (friend, boss, cousin … ) is coming from. Empathy teaches kids to trust their feelings and intuitions, and it creates sensitivity to the feelings and needs of others.