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Daily Lift #662

Pray For Others

Pray for the welfare of others, even when they are not aware you are praying for them.

Every person we meet has needs for which we can pray: success in spiritual matters, success in financial matters, good health, a good marriage, raising children properly.

Saying a quiet prayer for the people you meet, even complete strangers, will give you positive feelings toward them. Through this, you have as much to gain as the recipient of your prayers.

(Chafetz Chaim - Ahavat Chesed 3:8; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.140)

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