middot decisiveness meditation

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Monday, 25 October 2010 18:20

decisiveness in mind

Written by rebbetzin malkah

art-scale2The Hebrew word for decisiveness is harizut.  Harizut means to cause to run, or to expedite. 

The Hebrew gives us a slightly different spin on decisiveness.  It highlights that it is a middah that acts in a quick way. Once you know what to do, you need not delay. If we do not develop this middah, we can lose the chance at opportunities that may not make themselves known again. By assessing situations more quickly and understanding the choices before you, you can act more decisively and immediately.

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