September 17, 2008

Sefer Yom LeYom Humility/Pride

Filed under: Blog Torah,Daily Concepts,Sefer Yom Lyom — Reb Moshe @ 11:32 pm

1. When a person is humble they can draw from chesed and gevurah, the right and the left side simultaneously.
2. With humility comes divine inspiration.
3. Humility leads one to wisdom.
4. A person who reaches humidity during prayer, it is a sign their prayer is accepted.
5. The goal of all wisdom is to realize you are nothing and the purpose of this is that humility leads to more pure wisdom and understanding.
6. The only way to truly be connected to Hashem is to think of yourself as nothing.
7. Ask yourself, who is the lowest Jew in the world?
8. The Shechinah seeks out those who are humble and attaches to them.
9. People with pride draw to themselves friends just like them. Men full of falseness.
10. A prideful person is never truly happy.
11. Pride pushes Hashem away.
12. People seek to learn from someone who has humility.
13. It is healthy to meditate on humility during prayer.
14. If there is one thing you should take pride in, it is that you are a Jew.
15. Singing with pure intentions can lead to humility. While for honor, it can lead one away from Hashem and take those listening away from Him as well.
16. A humble person doesn’t share everything he knows.
17. One should be especially humble with their spouse.
18. You can see from the way a person eats if they are humble.


  1. chesed and gevurah, please explain, if it’s not asking too much. thank you.

    Comment by jodi — September 18, 2008 @ 5:15 am

  2. #18 = sherayim

    Comment by Asa Yitzchak — September 18, 2008 @ 5:26 am

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