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  • #1220950

    Lilmod Ulelamaid
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    LB – “Maybe Randomex means that the question really is, “”Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for Hashem?'”

    I was waiting for that response. Thanks, LB :).

    My answer to that is that I think they are really one and the same. Fulfilling Ratzon Hashem is the best thing you can do for the world. When you serve Hashem, you are helping the Jews and the entire world.

    #1220951

    Lightbrite
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    Makes sense. To get to the point of doing for others, one has to do Hashem first. It’s implicitly dependent.

    #1220952

    Lilmod Ulelamaid
    Participant

    My point was that you are helping others when you serve Hashem. And that should be part of the reason you are doing it.

    Of course, the reason you want to help others in the first place should be because Hashem wants you to help others. And the best way to help others is through serving Hashem.

    #1220953

    Lightbrite
    Participant

    Similar to how if you help families, you help children.

    I wondered why they called it, Jewish Family and Children Services, and not Jewish Children and Family Services. Then I realized that by helping the family unit as a whole, children are helped in the process.

    #1220954

    mw13
    Participant

    LU:

    When you serve Hashem, you are helping the Jews and the entire world.

    +1

    I think there’s a quote from R’ Ahron Kotler to the effect of:

    “Learning Torah (and doing Mitzvos) is doing Chessed with the whole world”

    (totally paraphrasing here).

    #1220955

    Lilmod Ulelamaid
    Participant

    mw13 -nice! +1.

    #1220956

    mw13
    Participant

    – Thomas Jefferson

    #1220957

    mw13
    Participant

    I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life – they have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.

    – Unknown

    #1220958

    Lightbrite
    Participant
    #1220959

    Lilmod Ulelamaid
    Participant

    mw13 +1!

    #1220960

    jhonny appleseed
    Participant

    “My goal is to make a life that i don’t need to take a vacation from!”

    “I need a 6 month vacation twice a year!”

    #1261323

    mw13
    Participant

    “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.”

    – John Lydgate

    #1263698

    tobs
    Participant

    “silence is gold and duck tape is silver”
    “an apple a day keeps the doctor away and an onion a day keeps everyone away”
    -me

    #1263778

    bk613
    Participant

    “The ceiling is the roof”
    -Michael Jordan

    #1263797

    WinnieThePooh
    Participant

    DId anyone notice that Yekke2 quoted me way back on May 8, 2016? I can’t believe I am in the same league as Yogi Bera and Albus Dumbledore!

    #1264918

    Lilmod Ulelamaid
    Participant

    Uh.. cool.. but I think he may have been referring to someone else with the same name.

    #1264977

    Lilmod Ulelamaid
    Participant

    “There was nothing left to be said and the mod was afraid people would say it”

    RebYidd23

    #1265051

    WinnieThePooh
    Participant

    What?? There’s more than once of us with the same name?? But I’m just a silly old bear, what would I know?

    #1265372

    Ihaveinfo
    Participant

    “LIFE IS THE ART OF DRAWING WITHOUT AN ERASER”

    #1265410

    Lilmod Ulelamaid
    Participant

    Sometimes we do have to erase and Hashem allows us to. Boruch Hashem!

    #1273235

    👑RebYidd23
    Participant

    You can’t literally erase events from ever having happened.

    #1285675

    mw13
    Participant

    If you want to debate the strawman, then have fun. But since he doesn’t have a CR account, don’t expect responses.

    -Avram in MD

    http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/coffeeroom/topic/abortion-politics/#post-1284573

    Fixed the link for you

    #1285999

    The quote from Jefferson seems to have gone missing.

    #1286023

    bmyer
    Participant

    “I’m not doing nothing I’m DOING nothing.” – Every guy ever…

    #1286022

    bmyer
    Participant

    There’s no I in team. But there’s an I in win. – Michael Jordan

    There’s no I in team. There’s no U either. – guy I know

    There’s no I in team. There is M-E… – guy I know

    #1286073

    There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.
    -Bill Watterson (in Calvin and Hobbes)

    #1286948

    mw13
    Participant

    Fixed the link for you.

    -YWNCR Mod

    Thanks, been having trouble getting my links to work since the site was redone.

    – mw13

    #1287295

    “…charged with abusing and demeaning the sport of badminton.”
    -a video about Olympic cheating

    #1287296

    Fantasy. Trucks can’t snowboard. Do not attempt. … Or do barrel rolls. Do not attempt.
    -Nissan Frontier ad

    #1287321

    Bitul
    Participant

    Do a lot and say little

    _Pirkei Avos

    #1287324

    Bitul
    Participant

    No Torah = No Derech Eretz; no derech eretz no torah—–No chochmah= no Binah; no binah=no chochmah —–no Torah= no flour— no flour= no torah

    – Pirkei Avos

    #1287836

    bmyer
    Participant

    “I’ve failed over and over again in my life, and that’s why I succeed.” – Michael jordan
    “I can accept failure, but I can’t accept not trying.” – ibid

    #1287862

    bmyer
    Participant

    “Who is a smart man? He who looks into the future.” – Pirkei Avos

    #1287880

    bmyer
    Participant

    Do not look at the vessel, but what is in it.”
    Jealousy, lust, and honor remove a person from the world.”

    – Pirkei Avos

    #1287881

    bmyer
    Participant

    “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” -Abe Lincoln

    #1287883

    bmyer
    Participant

    “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain

    #1287885

    bmyer
    Participant

    If Israel were to put down its arms there would be no more Israel. If the Arabs were to put down their arms there would be no more war.” – Bibi Netanyahu

    #1287886

    bmyer
    Participant

    “Who is rich? One who is satisfied with his lot.”
    “Who is strong? One who overpowers his inclinations.”

    -Ben Zoma Pirkei Avos

    #1287895

    bmyer
    Participant

    “The difference between try and triumph is a little umph.”
    “Life’s problems wouldn’t be called “hurdles” if there wasn’t a way to get over them.”
    “To the world, you may be one person; but to one person, you may be the world.”
    “The only reward of taking the easy path is that it’s easy.”
    “There are no short cuts to any place worth going.”
    “Don’t tell God how big your problems are. Tell your problems how big God is.”
    “The Biggest Mistake you could ever make is being to afraid to make one.”

    #1288098

    oyyoyyoy
    Participant

    great stuff!

    #1288193

    Lilmod Ulelamaid
    Participant

    bmyer – nice!! I especially like the one by Bibi.

    #1288512

    bmyer
    Participant

    Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn. – Benjamin Franklin

    #1288515

    bmyer
    Participant

    “We can complain that rose bushes have thorns or we can rejoice that thorn bushes have roses.” -Abraham Lincoln

    “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” Albert Einstein

    “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ibid

    “You aren’t a failure until you start to blame”. – John Wooden

    #1288516

    bmyer
    Participant

    “Sooner or later we all quote our mothers.”

    #1288517

    bmyer
    Participant

    “The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it.” – Albert Einstein (and everyone when they turn 40…)

    #1288529

    Bitul
    Participant

    “The 2016 election was very good for our kids and we learned a lot from it”
    -No one ever

    #1289244

    bmyer
    Participant

    “Your children need your presence more than your presents.”

    “The greatest gift you can give your children is a loving marriage.”

    “Life is 10% what you make it, and 90% how you take it.”

    #1289245

    bmyer
    Participant

    “BDS Movement: Boycott and Divest against Stabbing.”

    #1290167

    bmyer
    Participant

    Accept the fact that some days you’re the pigeon and some days you’re the statue…

    #1291488

    bmyer
    Participant

    “Even a broken broken clock is right twice a day”

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