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Rashi on Deut. 17:11 "Even if they tell you your right hand is your left..." i.e. it makes no sense to you, nevertheless trust them and do what they say. see here for more. likewise in the Chovos Halevavos Gate 5 ch.5 Be careful that your steps not stray from the path of the forefathers and the path of the early ones towards a new path you have ...


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Briefly, it means that if a Chacham makes a halachic decision or offers advice or guidance, we implicitly trust him b/c he is a Chacham. We do not doubt what he says or question how or why he says it. We have faith that he is an extension of G-d's word. This article has an interesting explanation of the concept and reason of Emunat Chachamim: The ...


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The Shulchan Aruch rules that one should always be in the habit of saying, "Everything the Merciful One does is for the best." (Orach Chaim 230:5; Berachos 60b). So we should say that throughout the day, whenever something happens. A shorter equivalent would be "gamzu l'tovah" from the Talmudic story of Nachum Gamzo. (Ta'anis 21a). Similarly, the Yerushalmi ...


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some suggestions strengthen your faith in God and His torah. study books which teach on the subject that God is in charge of everything such as the chovos halevavos shaar bitachon. avoid reading things written by those who don't believe in these things



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