Ties That Can’t Be Broken
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Ties That Can’t Be Broken

There’s a story of a man who is about to pass on to the next world. He gathers his family around him and gives each person a straw, telling each one, “Now take this straw and break it.” Each person breaks their straw easily. The man then produces another set of straws; these straws, however,...

The Day I Received a Message On Simplicity
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The Day I Received a Message On Simplicity

The Rav taught me something years ago when he said, “When people come to you and say things, listen carefully because everybody’s giving you a message. If there is one thing that is so important, it is to really listen, and listen well.” Once, I was sitting at a dinner and the waiter came to...