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Daily Lift #25

Know Yourself

If a person was born with positive qualities, he should be grateful to the Almighty. This should never become a source of arrogance, because since he did not do anything to earn those traits, he has nothing to be proud of.

Who is the person who deserves great reward? Someone who had to work very hard on himself to acquire positive traits.

Today, try to distinguish between the good traits you were born with, and those you've had to work to acquire.

(see Rabbi Eliyahu Lopian - Lev Eliyahu, vol.1, p.253; Rabbi Pliskin's "Consulting the Wise")

See more Daily Lifts on the topic of Character traits

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