King Solomon wrote: "As water reflects a face back to face, so too one's heart is reflected back to him by another" (Proverbs 27:19).
We all want others to be friendly and kind to us. The behavior of others is not in our direct control, but our own behavior is. We play a large role in creating the world we live in, especially how others will behave toward us. If you behave toward others in a positive manner, they are much more likely to reciprocate.
(Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.136)
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Rabbi Zelig Pliskin is the author of 25 books with his specialty in mastering happiness and other positive inner resources.
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