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How to Let Go of Guilt

Rabbi DovBer Pinson, author of "Reclaiming the Self," explains why guilt is negative emotional baggage and how one can get rid of it. Full Story

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Wow, this is really beautiful, thank you Rabbi
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Wow, this is really beautiful, thank you Rabbi

Rabbi Pinson’s books are so deep, relevant and spiritually elevating. Yashar Koach

Ashamnu means "we are guilty"
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Ashamnu means "we are guilty"

Look up a dictionary. Guilt is feeling responsible for ones errors. It may not make us feel good, but can make us a better person. It doesn’t have to lead to depression it is a learning opportunity. New Age spirituality can’t handle guilt.

Ashamnu actually means "we have transgressed"
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Ashamnu actually means "we have transgressed"

just look up the English translation in your basic kehos siddur

anyway, thank you Rabbi Pinson for another wonderful book, your books have changed my life and thousands of the world over.

Unhealthy Guilt vs. Healthy Guilt
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Unhealthy Guilt vs. Healthy Guilt

To comment on post 2, I would bring to the forefront something I learned from psychologist John Bradshaw’s books. There is a healthy guilt to alert us that we’ve done something wrong. Unhealthy guilt is when we live in the guilt for longer than is effective. Allow me to clarify: When we hurt another, for example, we feel a natural sense of guilt that we crossed a boundary and caused another’s suffering. Guilt is part of our inner alert system, designed by The Holy One, Blessed be He. We feel guilt to alert us of our ultimate non-seprateness from others.… Read more »

Rav Pinson
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Rav Pinson

The Rav has clearly touched out a cord within the Jewish community. With his depth of clarity and piercing perspectives, he is reintroducing the paths of Kabbala to the underinitiated. We, the recipients, are all for the better of it.
Thank you, Rav, and blessings to all of Crown Heights.
David Bialik

please help me.
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please help me.

isn’t korban oshom normally translated as a guilt offering?

Thank you Rav Pinson
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Thank you Rav Pinson

Another wonderful book. me and a friend of mine in ahavas ysirael shul have a chavrusa going through this deep book. Yashar Koach

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