|Rebbe Nachman of Breslov taught…|
“Every Jew possesses something precious, some point that his friend lacks… Like the tzaddik, every single Jew wields influence upon others through his words. Each person possesses some virtue that is lacking in his friend. Speech is the means through which he can share it.””
|What does this mean to me?|
|G-d placed us in a world of relationships, and many times we find that the relationships are hierarchical—we share, someone else receives. Sometimes—even with the same partner—the roles are reversed; they share, and we receive. When the point at issue is my unique virtue, I can share and my friend can learn and be encouraged by me. Sometimes I look at my friend and see how much more developed she is in a particular area, so I humbly and gladly accept whatever guidance she can offer. Rebbe Nachman calls this, “receiving from the nekudah of the friend, from the point in which she is a tzaddik compared to me.”|
G-d of wisdom,
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All these short messages I take as a love note from Hashem. May I not be weak. Hashem, be strong in my life.
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