Scattered Soul

A person without bitachon leads a stressful life of “pizzur hanefesh” – “Having a scattered soul.” Sometimes the pressure of life makes him do unpleasant things. Lying, cheating, and stealing might not be natural for a Jew, but pressures and worries may sometime lead a person there. Even when dealing honestly, a person without bitachon […]

Double Blessing

The passuk implies that a ba’al bitachon has double blessings in his life, as it says,”Baruch hagever asher yivtach…” and “vihaya Hashem mivtacho.” Let’s look at each one separately. The First Blessing A person who has bitachon in Hashem is saved from so much suffering that is naturally caused by a life of worry. Someone […]