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What Are You Worth, Actually?

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What Are You Worth, Actually?

Extreme humility is sometimes confused with low self-esteem. For Moses, these were as different as day and night.
Moses, Self Esteem; Self Confidence, Humility, Behaalotecha

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Larry F. NY June 21, 2019

Pretty good Woody Allen imitation. Reply

Rita Forbes Clinton June 19, 2019

Hello, Dr. Chighel

Who am I to argue with G-d? HaShem said Moses was the humblest man on earth,
which could mean Moses was seen by G-d as He made him to be and not by his flaws in his character as we see him. He was a child of priviledge in the Pharaoh's household and accustomed to the best of everything as well as homage, honor, and favor which it gave up. Its a good thing! Yet, Moses had an anger problem on various occasions, was initially rebellious in following HaShem's directives (at the burning bush, and at the waters of Meribah-distraction), and he even murdered a man although it was in defense of his kindred. I love Moses! He is phenomenal! These characteristics aren't so meek! His value is priceless! Did Moses ever realize the magnitude of his value?

Thank you, Reply

Michael Chighel Jerusalem June 20, 2019
in response to Rita Forbes:

As mentioned in the video, Moses had a perfectly lucid and sober appreciation of his extraordinary value. What made him so humble was the additional awareness of the fact that his extraordinary value was not of his own making but was entirely given to him by G-d. Reply

Pedro Cuvi Santa Cruz June 18, 2019

Beautiful explanation of the difference. Reply

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