Inner Peace

There is peace that lacks a mouth. And there is a peace that has a mouth (Likutei Moharan I: 57: 8). Peace is one of those things that everyone wishes for and few people actually experience.

Rebbe Nachman explains that it all starts with the individual. If we lack inner peace, the whole world becomes fragmented. If we possess inner peace, then tranquility and harmony spread throughout the world.

Chaim,Kramer, Rebbe Nachman And YOU (p. 47). Breslov Research Institute.

 

Bringing a Person to Life

A person might endure terrible suffering and not be able to express what is in his heart. There is no one to whom he can unburden his heart, so he remains deeply pained and worried. If you come to such a person with a happy face, you can literally give him life. (Rebbe Nachman, RNW #43)

Happiness is so important, it can actually bring a person to life. If you see someone who is so sad and completely dejected, and refuses to continue living because of the bitterness of suffering, when you bring happiness and make the person happy, you bring new life to that person.

This is the same as bringing a dead person back to life.

Adapted from Rebbe Nachman’s Soul, Vol. 2, BRI

 

Patience

A person’s success in this life depends on one’s attainment of that most valuable of qualities: patience – patience in the face of everything.

How can you attain true patience – the bearing with equanimity of all your experiences, both the spiritual and the worldly? The answer is: faith.

A Soft Answer: Based on the Teachings of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov and of His Student Rabbi Nossan of Breslov, by Mohorosh HaKodesh Breslov

Suffering

Pain and suffering are with us in so many different ways. For many people, the fact of suffering is a major obstacle to faith.

Rebbe Nachman himself suffered intensely during much of his life. He had to confront the difficult questions face to face. But he was not afraid of them, because as he said, “I am a ‘Know what to answer the non-believer'” (Tzaddik #418).

Garden of the Souls, by Avraham Greenbaum, BRI

 

Shame

G-d wants us to stay connected and aligned, but guilt keeps us separate.

Shame over the past keeps us from reconnecting with our Source.

Rabbi Baruch Gartner, Living Aligned

A Sweeter Life

When you raise your voice and to speak to the Creator in your own words, life becomes sweeter, you gain clarity, wisdom, patience, insight, and sweetness in the renewed and expanding awareness that G-d was there listening to your sweet voice your whole life!

Rav Dror, Talk to Him: The Beginners Guide to Finding the Real You (Sparks Book 1)

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Cry out to G-d

A person needs to scream to one’s Father in Heaven with a powerful voice from the depths of one’s heart.

Then G-d will listen to his voice and turn to his outcry. And it could be that from this act itself, all doubts and obstacles that are keeping him back from true service of Hashem will fall from him and be completely nullified.

Rebbe Nachman, Likutei Moharan II: 46