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Daily Lift #96

Weigh Insults Impartially

It is easy to be objective about others and understand that they should overlook insults: "So what if someone said this or that remark?"

View insults directed to you in the same manner. Ask yourself, "How would I consider this if it was said to someone else?"

Yes, it is difficult to ignore insults, but we have an obligation to work on ourselves not to let things bother us.

(Chachmah U'mussar, vol.2, p.179; Rabbi Pliskin's "Gateway to Happiness," p.295)

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