Monday, January 17, 2011

Intellect vs Excitement

The Rebbe Rayatz of Lubavitch (Yahrzeit was 10 Shevat just passed) taught:
Intellect and excitement are two separate worlds. Intellect - a world cold
and settled; excitement - a world seething and impetuous. Man's avoda is to
combine them, unite them. The impetuousness then becomes transformed into a
longing, and the intellect into the guide in a life of avoda and action.

Kol Tuv,
R' Tal Moshe Zwecker
Director Machon Be'er Mayim Chaim
Chassidic Classics in the English Language

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