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This comes from an in depth study of the Chovos Halevavos, especially the first 3 gates. There's a translation online. Here is a quote from the Shaar Bechina (Gate of Examination) The wise and intelligent man will choose from the world for study its fine and spiritual elements; use them as a ladder by which to obtain proofs of the existence of the ...
Where does desire for greater devotion come from? One answer is that it can result from direct attempts to cultivate that desire and yearning. See these two links, with various relevant quotes from Rebbe Nachman of Breslov: http://azamra.org/Essential/desire.htm http://www.azamra.org/Advice/will.html How to stimulate this desire or yearning, beyond these ...
Rabbi Noach Orlowek in his book on parenting, My Child My Disciple, says that it is forbidden to let a child cry, because it will affect his Emunah - he will learn that no one answers you when you cry. In a private conversation (which will remain private by leaving out information), the Mashgiach of a well-known Yeshiva, upon hearing this, said "When my son ...
R. Breitowitz's article: http://www.jlaw.com/Articles/bank.html R. Dr. Steven H. Resnicoff's classic tour de force on the topic: http://www.jlaw.com/Articles/bankruptcy.html My lecture and notes on this: https://archive.org/details/HalachicPerspectivesOnBankruptcy
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