The next time you’re confronted by difficulties, large or small, remember Rebbe Nachman’s call: “Never despair! Never give up!”
Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and consider your options— because you do have them.
Say a prayer to G-d to help you succeed in this situation He’s put you into.
Even if all the exits seem blocked, use your inner strength to cope with situations you cannot change.
Chaim Kramer, Rebbe Nachman And YOU
The great lesson we learn from Adam is that although it seemed like it was too late, he did not give up. He did not give in to the natural human tendency to allow guilt and shame to keep him from trying to repair whatever he could.
The roots of redemption lie in refusing to despair, and believing in ourselves and in the possibility of repair.
Rabbi Baruch Gartner, Living Aligned