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Merirrut ("Bitterness")

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Merirrut ("Bitterness"): (lit. “bitterness”); negative feelings which spur a person to positive activity
Rabbi Zalman Gopin is a mentor at the yeshiva in Kfar Chabad, Israel. As a student, he once asked the Rebbe about how to best deal with the mood swings a person experiences. He would have expected the Rebbe to say that sadness is a bad thing, unequivocall...
The Kabbalah of Behavior
There is a difference between "merirut" a constructive bitter grief and "atzvut" a destructive depressing state. Constructive grief motivates change.
To become a bigger something, you gotta be a nothing in between.
To become a bigger something, you gotta be a nothing in between.
The twentieth of Av marks the passing of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, the Rebbe’s father. Reflecting on the passing of a loved one is seldom joyous and often brings up feelings of sadness and even bitterness.
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