Letter & Spirit - Personal and Public Correspondence of the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Business and Charity

Charity: A Wise Business Decision
"Here is a wise Jew, who understands that this is only an attempt to test him. He also understands that when he will withstand the test, not only will his business be as prosperous as beforehand, but it will be better than before..."
Financial Success by Connecting Above
The only suggestion I can make to you is one that may appear mystical, but it has been borne out by experience and proved quite practical . . .
On Retirement When Business Fails
You have been successful in business for many years, having put to good use the capacities and talents which G‑d has bestowed upon you in a generous measure. It would therefore not be right, to say the least, not to utilize them fully in the future . . .
Obstacles and Challenges
I am confident that very soon you, too, will see the happy end of this test, and be richly rewarded with "silver and gold" also in the plain sense of the word...
Setbacks Make one Stronger
I trust - on the basis of my acquaintance with you - that you are taking the present difficulty well in your stride, coping with it squarely and making the necessary structural and other improvements...
Throughout life we may be “tested” and “tried” many times, yet G-d does not subject someone to more than he can withstand. Trust in G-d is the best way to receive His blessings.
If it is the rabbi who leads his congregation as its spiritual leader, are the laymen able to effectively add to this?
A mystical take on money matters.
If when taking stock of our lives the pile of wrongdoing seems higher than the pile of goodness, there's one critical factor we must take into account
In answer to your letter, in which you write that you are having difficulties with earning a livelihood, to the extent that (you think) you were forced to work on Shabbos and Jewish Holidays (G-d forbid!)
If G-d trusts them, they have earned our respect
The Job of an Accountant
"I note from your stationery that you are a chartered accountant, I want to call your attention to the well known teaching of our Sages, based on the principle of 'Know Him in all your ways...'"
Pastoral Letters from the Rebbe - Michtavim Klolim