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Daily Lift #445

We can Control our Thoughts

You possess the ability to control your thoughts. Even if your thoughts wander, you can bring them back and focus on what you wish.

(see Rabbi Nachman of Breslov; Likutai Aitzos: machlokes, no.16)

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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) Anonymous, February 4, 2010 10:33 PM

If i wonder,doesnt that mean i must learn/focus for a reason on that negativaty/past? Thanks

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