Chapter: 07 – Waking Up in the Morning

01 – Wake Up Like a Lion

“One should gather his strength like a lion to rise in the morning to serve his Creator and to awaken the dawn” (the opening of the Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chaim 1:1). The manner in which a person gets up in … Continue reading

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02 – Dressing Modestly

When a person gets dressed, even when he is alone in his house, it is proper that he act modestly. He should not say, “I am in the privacy of my own room; who can see me?” for Hashem’s greatness … Continue reading

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03 – The Extra Pious Custom with Regard to Putting on One’s Clothes and Shoes

It is an extra pious act to commence all things with one’s right side, because the Torah ascribes more importance to a person’s right side (as was in the Temple when sprinkling oil on a lepers’ right thumb and big … Continue reading

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