Studying Sha’ar HaBitachon, Rabbeinu Bachaya’s “Gate of Trust” ~ the Timeless Torah Book that can teach US ALL How to Live with Certainty and Discover Tranquility!

Chapter Four, Part Twenty: “THE ART OF GETTING BY”

In previous episodes we have discussed various mistakes people make revolving around the notion that medium is the cause of success, especially when trying to obtain their livelihoods. We’ve learnt that the correct approach is to focus one the one true source for everything, Hashem!

Now, we will learn the Faithful-filled Trusting Perspective on Dealing with Financial Difficulties. In other words, what is the correct attitude for one to adopt when he or she finds themselves without, or with an extremely limited livelihood.

Weaving Torah parable and paradigm, Rabbeinu Bachaya shows us how we can all develop effective Trust-based coping strategies when faced with Parnassa Challenges.

Recognizing everything is from Hashem is just the initial point of departure for success in the voyage of life when the waters get choppy. Here, we given tremendous insight and inspiration on how to navigate the strains and struggles of terrestrial existence.

As it turns out, we as a nation, have been practicing for this Marathon called Life since inception as a nation. Learning to Trust is amongst the earliest lessons we were taught in our infancy!

This Episode, comprising the Twentieth segment of the Fourth Chapter of “The Gate of Trust,” is dedicated to the honour the memory of, and elevate the Neshama (holy soul) of Reb Jack Kazdan, Yaakov ben Dovid HaCohen on occasion of his fourth Yahrzeit, Iyar 24. This is the 94th consecutive video of the series.

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  • If our life is all about teshuva, can one accept that the purpose of whatever is happening to us at any given moment is specifically happening as an opportunity to do teshuva provided we can figure it out using our knowledge and understanding of G-ds will, ie His Torah ?