Where do we get inspiration?
Every day we have the opportunity to find moments of holiness in our daily lives. Every moment can bring us blessing. Simply by recognizing the beauty around us, we can find great sanctity. In this way we follow the words of Rabbi Meir, from Menachot 43b:
תניא היה רבי מאיר אומר
It was taught, “Rabbi Meir used to say,
חייב אדם לברך מאה ברכות בכל יום שנאמר‘
A person must make one hundred ( meah) blessings each day, as it is stated
“And now Israel, what ( mah) does the Lord, your God, ask of you.”
Whether we say those blessings literally or figuratively, each moment of gratitude brings us so much inspiration, so much goodness, so much love. Take a moment!