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Daily Lift #1042

The Grass Is No Greener

The Midrash (Kohelet 11:13) relates the metaphor of a free bird who envies the food of a caged bird. The caged bird replies, "You see my food, but you do not see my captivity."

In what ways might your envy of others be similar to this?

(For a series of probing questions on this topic, see Rabbi Pliskin's "Gateway to Self Knowledge," p.224)

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