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Daily Lift #546

Study and Emulate Great People

Here is a tool for greatness: Watch a truly righteous person very carefully and observe what he does in order to emulate him.

Today, think of three great people that you know, heard of, or have read about. What can you learn from each one?

(see Vilna Gaon - Proverbs 12:26; Rabbi Pliskin - "Consulting the Wise")

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