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Tuesday, August 1, 2006

ADVICE: Sefer Hamedot


1. Ask advice only from one who knows secrets of the Torah.

2. It is good to ask advice from the elderly.

3. One who gives advice to his fellow that is not appropriate to him, thoughts of idol worship beset him.

4. One who is accustomed to thinking bad thoughts, do not accept advice from him.

5. Through accepting advice from one's Rabbi, one merits to salvation.

6. When you see that your friends are not helping you, it is a sign that no advice will help you.

7. When you help the Jewish People, advice can help you.

8. Advice is more effective in the fields.

9. One who follows the advice of his wife falls into Hell.

10. Ask advice only from a man, and not from a woman.

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