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Daily Lift #530

Wish for the Good of Others

When you envy the good fortune of others, you destroy your own happiness and wellbeing.

On the other hand, when you sincerely wish for the welfare of others, you make others feel good, and you yourself live a good life.

Today, undertake to give a blessing of good wishes to five people.

(see Vilna Gaon - Proverbs 11:25; Rabbi Pliskin - "Consulting the Wise")

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