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Daily Lift #1055

Don't Belittle His Pain

When someone tells you about his suffering, never say things like, "Cheer up." "It's not so bad." Or, "That wouldn't bother me." Saying these will only cause him extra pain.

(For a series of probing questions on this topic, see Rabbi Pliskin's "Gateway to Self Knowledge," p.217)

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