A devout man came to the Baal Shem Tov with a complaint: "I've made an enormous effort to serve the Lord sincerely and honestly, but I haven't noticed any change or improvement. I'm still the same ordinary, ignorant person as before."

The Baal Shem Tov answered: "You've realized you are ordinary and ignorant, and that in itself is a great accomplishment."

Nilton Bonder in Yiddishe Kop by Nilton Bonder


To Practice This Thought:
Make lists of how you are ordinary and in what areas you are ignorant.


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