Our ultimate future is rooted in Adam’s refusal to fall into despair, and his persistence in starting again. And that’s true for us no less than it was for Adam — we need to believe in ourselves, in our ability to repair the world if we’ll only begin the process.
Rebbe Nachman of Breslov taught:
“If you believe that you can ruin something… believe that you can fix it!”
Rabbi Baruch Gartner, Living Aligned