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Daily Lift #807

Love Doing Good

While almost everyone performs acts of kindness, some people only help others when coerced to do so. They assist someone only when he approaches them a few times and it is difficult to keep refusing. They do not do the act of kindness willingly and with a positive attitude.

We need to develop an actual love for helping others. There is a major difference between doing something only because you feel forced to do so, and doing something because you love to. Only when you love to do good, will you do it properly.

(Chofetz Chaim - Ahavas Chesed, 2:1-2; Rabbi Pliskin's "Gateway to Happiness," p.102)

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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) Anonymous, July 6, 2010 5:26 PM

not always good

I love advising people,buying gifts ect, but sometimes those things arnt welcome,&instead of helping, i make it loads wrost..Somepeople like me,should only help, when asked to

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