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The Sung Unhero

The Sung Unhero

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Your most heroic acts are those of which you may not even be aware.

Like the time you could have gotten even with the guy in the next cubicle, and nobody would have known. And you really wanted to. But you didn’t, just because it’s not right.

You may not have been impressed—you may even have been disappointed with yourself. But the angels burst into song, as all your world rose up a notch. It may have been the most elevating act of a lifetime.

Heroic acts are not heroic if they’re second nature. It’s when you break out of your nature that you enter the realm of the divine.

By Tzvi Freeman
From the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory; words and condensation by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. Subscribe and get your dose daily. Or order Rabbi Freeman’s book, Bringing Heaven Down to Earth, click here.
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Chanoch Brown Miami Beach, FL November 24, 2011

The unhero B"H We are all heros. We are all filled with the glory of God.
The difference between "the best of us and the worst of us" is a VERY fine line and moves with time.
Redemption and return to God is just a moment and thought away. A desire.
Rv. Freeman, the lessons are from God, with your sweet expression.
Thanks to God, through you on this Thanksgiving day.
Shalom, Reply

Daniela Haifa November 24, 2011

candid camera how great to know that not only in general we are important, but every moment of our life!! we are the main actor and HASHEM is our main audience and our "Oscar'' is His approval and joy. Reply

Monty.Pogoda Efrata, Israel November 24, 2011

The Unhero A very good piece of writing. Reply