We have the power to transform depressing thoughts into a source of inspiration and happiness.
When beginning something new one has to have a certain level of stubbornness to persevere.
The extent of one's temptations determines his potential to love Hashem with all of his heart.
Our bond to Eretz Yisrael is inherent to the collective soul of the Jewish people.
Controlling oneself is a much greater feat than being able to split the sea.
We should strive to achieve the perfection of Shabbat everyday, in everything we do and in who we are.
Life can be overbearing and monotonous, but when we daven we essentially connect to newness.
Every small detail of our life is governed by Divine providence.
Moshe Rabbeinu, by example, teaches us that good leaders never abandon ship.
Sanctifying our homes with the performance of mitzvot elevates it the status of a yeshiva and Beit Knesset.
Giving rebuke is an art and can inspire if it is given over properly.
Every difficulty has some aspect of good contained in it.
Tisha B'Av allows us the ability to perceive Hashem's inner chamber, grow closer and more deeply connected to Him and to each other.
Shabbat always relinquishes itself for guests, but refuses to budge for Tisha B'Av.
We have the opportunity everyday to transform a person into an object of a mitzvah.
One must consciously try to find the balance between isolation and togetherness.
Don't take insults personally and beware of who you insult...it is more than likely not just one person on the receiving end.
The difference between exile and redemption becomes obvious once we change our lenses.
Any mitzvah that is performed without emotional energy or connection is compared to a bird without wings.
When a person is thrown into darkness, there is always a little light that can be found there.
There's no better way to channel our generation's absolute need for constant stimulation than by renewing ourselves daily through positive outlets and influences.
Hurting another person, even with good intention, can be equated to playing with fire.