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Mesillas Yesharim 14 (Chapter 3)
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The way to overcome one’s Yetzer Hara is to weigh the outcome of each action, good or bad (על כן יאמרו המושלים בואו חשבון – see בבא בתרא עח). The greatest challenge in life is living under the influence of the Yetzer Hara which makes it hard to make proper decisions. The Yetzer Hara tries […]
Mesillas Yesharim 13 (Chapter 3)
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Zehirus (cont’d) After we act we have to analyze our actions and determine what we did right, what we did wrong, and how not to repeat any mistakes made. The difference between ימשמש במעשיו and יפשפש במעשיו (see Eruvin 13). The importance of setting aside time every day to analyze our actions. Provided courtesy of […]
Mesillas Yesharim 12 (Chapter 2)
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The yetzer hara tries to keep individuals too busy to think about life. Once the Yetzer Hara accomplishes this, sin is not far off. The Yetzer Hara is strong enough that we are powerless against it without God’s help. God helps us if we take the necessary steps to be vigilant. Provided courtesy of rabbisilber.com
Mesillas Yesharim 11 (Chapter 4)
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The Ramchal explains what can help motivate people to engage in contemplation and introspection – shleimut or fear of judgment. The most effective way is to contemplate and to always be aware of schar and onesh, that every action, good or bad, has a consequence. The concept that Hashem is more exacting with the righteous […]