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Don’t Just Overcome Your Hardships, Capitalize on Them!

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Don’t Just Overcome Your Hardships, Capitalize on Them!

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Ilja Currently Trier in the land of Ashkenaz August 12, 2021

To capitalize on the beautiful words of Rav Aharon of Chabad (Loshak):

'Failure Is a Springboard'.

While we obviously should strive to become great, failure through hardships is somewhat expected. However, giving up and laying down after you've fallen from the horse, is not. Doesn't the Talmud write somewhere down the lines that the righteous will fall down many times and still get up every single time, saddle up his horse and continue his way while the wicked lies in complacency on the ground and accepts the status quo and continues to revel in the degeneracy he has brought onto himself (which eventually leads to death)?

Mamesh, that's the point: Reckognizing that a failure or fall that comes through hardship (May it never happen to us) will eventually propel us up and will let us reach new heights. Thank you for this reminder, Mrs. Chana! Reply

Anonymous May 29, 2019

So beautifully said, thank you Reply

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