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Daily Lift #613

Focus On The Future

Many complaints people have against one another are about the past and have no future relevance. Many of the questions that begin with, "Why didn't you...?" fall into this category.

Learn to keep your focus on what is relevant for the future. Whatever was, was -- and no amount of blaming will change what has already happened.

(Maimrai Shlomo, vol.1, p.104; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.147)

See more Daily Lifts on the topic of Living in The Present

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Rabbi Zelig Pliskin's new book has just been published by ArtScroll: ENCOURAGEMENT: Formulas, Stories, and Insights.

We're human. We need food. We need meaning and connection. And we most definitely need encouragement.

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