By Sofia Friedman

One of my favorite Jewish teachings comes from Rabbi Simcha Bunim of Peshischa (try saying that 10 times fast!). The teaching asserts that we should keep two pieces of paper in each of our pockets at all times: one says, “The world was created for me” (Babylonian Talmud, Sanhedrin 37B), and the other: “I am but dust and ashes” (Gen. 18:37). The traditional interpretation suggests we have both papers so we can simultaneously celebrate the importance of our life and individuality and remember our modest place in a big world. …

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