“Did you hear who wants to visit our class?” Moishy asked, as he excitedly waved his hands around. At this, the boys gathered round him and he continued. “Do you remember old Sholom from the print shop, the one that Berele wrote about in the Tzivos Hashem column? I heard from Berele that he is planning on visiting our class!”
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On Friday, I noticed that Shmuely was going around the classroom and giving out a note to each boy. “Here, this is for you,” he said when he came to me and he stuck a paper into my hand. I opened the folded note curiously and read what it said in Shmuely’s curly handwriting…
This is a real description of my father who is not an “official” shliach. He works for a living, but to him it is obvious that the Rebbe’s shlichus is not limited to those who have the title of shliach, but is the shlichus of every one of Anash.
…a mezuza protects a house like a helmet protects a soldier during battle. If a soldier does not have a helmet, he can be injured. If he wears a helmet, it protects him even if something happens to him.
This time it was Mommy who answered. “If Hashem gives someone a talent, obviously He wants that person to use it. Of course, it has to be used the right way and for the right purpose. Every talent can be developed in a kosher way. Every talent can be used to serve Hashem. When the Jews in the desert were building the Sanctuary, the women used their unique talents to make the roof-coverings.”
How is it appropriate to include in the description of the Messianic Era the concept that “delicacies will be commonly available, like dust”? Delicacies are things that are connected with the body viewed in its most despicable capacity, “the skin of a snake”!