By the Grace of G‑d
5 Tammuz, 5711 [1951]

Blessings and Greetings!. The usual salutation of Shalom U’Verachah is traditionally reversed (Berachah VeShalom) when addressed to a woman.

I1 received your pidyon nefesh,78which I will read when I visit the holy resting place of my revered father-in-law, the Rebbe [Rayatz], of blessed memory. He will no doubt intercede2 on your behalf, that you should have a complete recovery.

You no doubt have a doctor who instructs you as to how to conduct yourself and whose instructions you follow.

Chassidim — both men and women — should always know, as my revered father-in-law once wrote in a letter, that chassidim are never alone.3You should therefore be strong in your trust. And by being bound up with chassidim and the spiritual lifestyle of chassidim one is also bound up with the Tree of Life — the Fountainhead of Life. One should therefore not be worried. One should be strong in one’s trust that G‑d will lead you and provide you with everything you need. And when a person is strong in his trust, the effect of this is that he then sees [the result] with his fleshly eyes in his daily life.

I hope that you will be able to give me good news about your improved health, and I conclude with blessings for a speedy recovery.