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“It’s not me! It’s G-d”

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“Rabbi, I have to meet you urgently.”

As a Rabbi, I am used to receiving all kinds of urgent phone calls, all of those calls are coming in times of pain and need.

I always try to listen, understand, help and advise to the best of my abilities.

But I am still dreaming of the day when someone will call me with an urgent request to meet because of… something amazing that happened to them. Maybe they won the lottery, or signed a significant business deal, or some other positive surprise in their life.

To be fair, in my relationship with G-d, I am pretty much doing the same. When things go wrong, I pray and beseech for His blessings. But when everything is going great… Do I always remember to say thank you? Or do I often ascribe success to my own actions?

This is........

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