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Crummy States in the City of Refuge
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It is both common sense and Jewish wisdom that we have pleasure in being of help to our loved ones: our spouse, our kids, our friends. There is tremendous satisfaction and holiness in benefitting others.
The challenge for me is when my liking to help loved ones crosses over into needing to help them.
“It’s a problem that you’re not different. You need to change.” Even if I don’t say this aloud, the sentiment in my heart speaks for itself.
This can frighten loved ones to the point they withdraw and view my influence and even presence as something to avoid. This can in turn add to my frustration and thus zeal to influence change. And the cycle goes on.
I have fallen into this many, many times. I assume I will in the future. I am seeing more clearly that there is a logic behind this judgment and I am seeing more clearly that it’s false. MORE