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Infinite Worth

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A healthy self-esteem is considered to be all the rage today, with a lack of it being blamed for a myriad of problems and its presence a predictor of great success. So what really is the secret to a strongWhat really is the secret to a strong self-esteem? self-esteem?

It’s being aware of a deeper part of oneself, an infinite part. Of the G‑dly soul that every Jew possesses—from the most righteous person to the biggest sinner.

Regardless of my performance or status, there is a completely selfless, holy drive within me that wants to connect to G‑d and fulfill His mitzvot. And even if I feel like I’ve stumbled or failed, I can always remember that I have a part of me that is a treasure—a literal piece of G‑d Himself.

Tanya Bit: I have a G‑dly soul inside of me, with infinite value and inherent goodness.

(Inspired from Chapter 2 of Tanya)

Sara Blau is a teacher and extracurricular director at Beth Rivkah High School. She is a wife, mother, and author of several children“s books.
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jim dallas February 1, 2017

short and sweet, right to the point! your bio says you have your hands full of infinite value and worth...tanya is cool, what is it that we should identify ourselves with, the earth/body being et al, or the soul that is so much a being of G-d? Reply

Anonymous Palisades,NJ December 19, 2016

Of course Yes of course. Reply

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