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Things seem to move out of focus quickly in our hectic lives, yet it was just a short week ago when we were rocked by a massive Chillul Hash-m throwing us all into disarray. We shouldn't dwell on the painful past, but we should not lose the inspiration for bettering ourselves either. The Vilna Goan writes that when one does an aveira, not only are they held accountable for the actual sin, but they are also responsible for what good they could have done had they not been preoccupied with the aveira. It seems likely that should we fail to improve ourselves when confronted with such an evident shortcoming, it would be all the more contemptible.If a Yid, chas v’shalom, is found guilty of doing something illegal, it is not buried discreetly into the police blotter. Read more here.
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Posted by TLS Editor at 11:25 AM
Labels: A Mehudar Esrog, A Mehudar Pair Of Teffilen: How About A Mehudar Bank Account? By S. Friedman
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