When you are engaged in a mitzvah, you are not just doing a
mechanical action. Rather, you are transforming yourself into a
more elevated person. You are not just "doing," but
Today, think of three good deeds you have done in the past
that have given you a better feeling about yourself.
Remembering these will increase your good deeds and
increase their positive effect on you
(see Rabbi Yeruchem Levovitz - Daas Chochmah Umussar,
vol. 1, p.115)
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