How to Get Out of a Rut

The best way to uplift yourself is to uplift someone else. A lesson from my 8-year-old daughter.

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Comments (8)

(8) Anonymous, February 16, 2021 9:25 AM


Before a spacecraft reaches another planet, it must first leave earth [ its place of origin]. To do this the rocket must have enough fuel to boost away from the gavitational pull of the earth. If [IF] you have a goal- you must determine to move [to a certain extent]- away from past thoughts, behaviors, maybe persons, concepts- that have that posture of gravity. At some point you will come under the umbrella of something new. The problem is this- you might just circle the desired end- never landing. You might crash. You might burn out. Carefully- Plan your work & work your plan.....

(7) Rachel Shillingford, February 8, 2021 1:18 PM

how much??

Love this. on a side note, how much did he make for tzedakah from those weeks of bottles? i cant help wondering!! ?? (i know that's not the point!)

(6) Nancy, February 6, 2021 10:56 PM

I got great nachas from being one of the sponsors of this video!

Hello Rabbi--
It is a great video and I shared it with several friends and of course, with my family members. Stay healthy and safe!

(5) Dassie, February 4, 2021 10:58 PM

Hashem blessed you with such a special bas Yisrael, Rabbi Sytner. And she's lucky to have parents like you. Wishing you & your wife much Yiddishe nachas from all your children in these grueling times!

(4) ET, February 4, 2021 10:54 PM

So, it sounds like you took the bottles away from the homeless people who counted on them to survive.

(3) Nechama Siderson, February 4, 2021 4:07 PM


Such a powerful lessons and so beautifully demonstratrd. Thank you for the inspiration

(2) Anonymous, February 4, 2021 12:57 PM

So gorgeous, so true, so inspiring, always, thank you.

(1) Bracha Goetz, February 2, 2021 11:51 PM



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