| "If you will always think about
..." How do we reach this level of humility
that will bring us to true fear of Hashem? The
answer is to always think about it. It is not
enough for a person to know something in his
mind. He also has to also feel it in his heart.
This can only happen by going over it again and
again, as it is written, "You shall know
today - and you must constantly review it!"
There is a story told about Rabbi Akiva, passing
by a stream . He saw that water dripping against
a rock had made a hole in the rock. He thought to
himself. A rock is hard and water is soft, yet
each drop makes a tiny impression. Little by
little, the drops made a hole in the rock!
same is true if you want to make an impression on
your mind. Doing it once will make only a small
mark that you will never notice. Going over it
again and again, will make it become a part of