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The Gentle Weapon: Prayers for Everyday and Not-So-Everyday Moments--Timeless Wisdom from the Teachings of the Hasidic Master, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

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"Life makes warriors of us all.
To emerge the victors, we must arm
ourselves with the most potent of weapons.
That weapon is prayer."
--Rebbe Nachman of Breslov


The "gentle weapon" of prayer can ease the soul and strengthen the heart, while bringing us closer to God and to a deeper understanding of ourselves.

Two hundred years after he lived, the warm insights and generous wisdo
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Jewish Lights Publishing (first published April 30th 1999)
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Joanna Cabot
Feb 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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This was a fabulous little book. I downloaded it from the Kindle store before a difficult trip, where I wanted some extra comfort to take with me, and it was just the thing. The short, pithy little 'prayers' helped focus my thoughts and calm me during stressful moments. I bookmarked several to come back to later.

I don't enjoy traditional synagogue services generally, but have been craving a more spiritual life and this was the perfect way 'in' for me. Judaism as it's been taught to me has always
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Aryeh
Sep 23, 2016 rated it liked it
Ok but not great. Good to note, these are prayers based on author's interpretation of Rebbe Nachman's teachings, not actually his words. Useful to stick in the back of a pew for the wandering attention span folks, but not worth reading straight through.
Bill Dilworth
Aug 29, 2009 rated it it was ok
The gentle weapon : prayers for everyday and not-so everyday moments : timeless wisdom from the teachings of the Hasidic master, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov by Moshe Mykoff (1999)
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