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Joseph was in tune with another person’s pain, and was therefore capable of doing that one small act of goodness and kindness. Little did he know that it would change the world.
At this point, Joseph could have withdrawn into himself, as many prisoners do, allowing thoughts of anger and victimization to consume him. He had every right to be a bitter man . . .
He was utterly alone in the world. He would remain alone after the event, just as he was alone before it. No one would know it had occured. What makes a man in such a situation believe that what he does or doesn’t do makes any difference?
The royal bar-tender, who brings the liquid that wets a parched throat, represents the linkage of spiritual "water" (the source of mind) and "fire" (the source of emotions)
Spiritually, one never retires and one never grows old
“And Joseph came to them in the morning and he saw them, and behold, they were troubled. He asked Pharaoh’s officials . . . ‘Why do you look so bad today?’” But why would Joseph see anything unusual in that? Wouldn&...
Life’s challenges are not a punishment, but a means to help us reach our full potential.
The story is told of a fellow who dreamt that there was a treasure to be found under a bridge in a distant city...
“Is it not enough for the righteous what is prepared for them in the World to Come,” the Midrash declares, “that they also ask for a tranquil life in this world?” But why not? Does G‑d have a limited quantity of tranquility to mete out?
If I am going through a hard time, I don’t want someone to tell me to be cheerful—I want someone to understand why I am miserable.
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