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Azamra: The 7 Habits Of Highly Connective People

769px-Jews_at_Western_Wall_by_Felix_Bonfils,_1870sL’iluy Nishmas Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel, sponsored by Miriam bas Chava Mindel.

We’ll continue with two questions from the last Azamra post:

Why are we asked to make a judgment at all, positive or negative, about others? Why does Hashem arrange for us to “stand in judgment” of each other?

Rebbe Nachman tells us that everything that we see, hear, and experience as we live each day contributes to our spiritual growth. What we see or hear concerning other people is no exception.

The holy Baal Shem Tov said that, “Before a Heavenly decree is passed against a person, the person himself whom the decree concerns is asked about it.”*

If the person who is facing the Heavenly judgment agrees with the Heavenly court that the decree should be passed—it is passed. In other words, our own “ruling” determines what happens; our own judgment about our actions decides the consequences we must face.

But Nobody Asked Me. Or Did They?

Now, if you’re like most people, Continue reading Azamra: The 7 Habits Of Highly Connective People