Dreading Yom Kippur?

It’s not a day you’re supposed to feel guilty.

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(3) Anonymous, September 24, 2015 1:48 AM


Where does the Torah say to "get rid of guilt"? On the contrary- the whole vidui theme begins with the word "ashamnu" which means blame and guilt. guilt is a healthy emotion which motivates us to regret, repent, and improve. The distinction described in this video is usually applied to shame vs guilt; shame says: I am bad- counterproductive, guilt says: I did something bad- helpful in self-correction.

(2) Anonymous, September 21, 2015 8:01 PM

Thank you so much !

I never truly understood the difference between guilt and regret. And knowing that the torah states that feeling guilt is wrong and not helpful in anyway really helps refocus my thoughts and prayers for this Yom kIppur. Lori, thank you so much your video has inspired me and moved me to tears. Shana Tova, health and blessings to you and your family and all of those at aish.com!

(1) ozordummelek, September 19, 2015 10:27 PM

Hashem bless you Aish.com Iam happy to read your topics


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