Day 37/50: That’s the Name of the Game

Day 37/50: That’s the Name of the Game

עֶ֣בֶד עִבְרִ֔י שֵׁ֥שׁ שָׁנִ֖ים יַֽעֲבֹ֑ד

A Hebrew slave shall work for six years


Nothing worthwhile comes without hard work. One of the greatest obstacles to change is the notion that change should happen without a lot of investment. We live in a generation of instant results, and we come to expect that whatever needs to happen should happen quickly. 


We must always remember that our whole purpose on this world is to grow and improve. We tend to look at any weakness that we have as an “inconvenience” that needs to be gotten out of our way (or ignored), while in reality, those weaknesses precisely are “the name of the game”. The very things we struggle with the most are Hashem’s personal message telling us why we’re here. As it is brought down in the sefarim (such as Tzidkas Hatzadik 49 and 181), that the things we struggle with the most in life are the very things that we came down to the world to fix.

🌤️ Today I shall…

…remember that my struggles aren’t something to be upset about but rather the very reason I came down to this world.