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Day Four of Week 4: Netzach of Netzach

Day Four of Week 4: Netzach of Netzach

25th Day of the Omer

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Examine the endurance aspect of endurance, its expression and intensity. Everyone has willpower and determination. We have the capacity to endure much more than we can imagine, and to prevail under the most trying of circumstances.

Ask yourself: Is my behavior erratic? Am I inconsistent and unreliable? Since I have will and determination, why am I so mercurial? Am I afraid of accessing my endurance and committing? Do I fear being trapped by my commitment? If yes, why? Is it a reaction to some past trauma? Instead of cultivating endurance in healthy areas, have I developed a capacity for endurance of unhealthy experiences? Do I endure more pain than pleasure? Do I underestimate my capacity to endure?

Exercise for the day: Commit yourself to developing a new good habit.

From A Spiritual Guide to the Omer by Simon Jacobson
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Eliezer Zalmanov for Chabad.org May 18, 2016

Re: missing a day If you miss a day, you continue counting but without reciting the blessing first. Reply

Anonymous mi May 17, 2016

thank you for your perspective Reply

BA Kress Austin, Texas April 28, 2012

An Alternate Exercise Bring chesed and persistence today to a challenge in your life that is both important and difficult.

At the end of the day, you will find that your endurance has the feel of the eternal in it. Reply

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