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Learning to Trust, Lesson 16: No Longer Slaves

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Learning to Trust, Lesson 16: No Longer Slaves

Studying Sha’ar HaBitachon, The Gate of Trust, from the classic text of Chovot Halevavot (Duties of the Heart), which teaches how to live with trust, certainty and tranquility.
Bachya ben Yosef ibn Paquda (Chovot Halevavot), Bitachon

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Joan Johnson November 16, 2021

Thank you for this talk. It is a good one to come back to and remind myself. However, I don't understand why you talk about a risk of loss with miracles. I have had to trust G_d all of my life primarily because I have not had a lot of the basic things people grow up with. Yet still when I face a hard financial circumstance again I just want to escape it, find a place to bury my head, and pretend it is not there. I also don't have a lot of support for my faith so it is a good reminder to say I don't have to do things that are not right. It is easy when I am surrounded by people who are also doing the right thing. However, for some reason I am here with people who mock me. I have to learn to respond graciously. Reply