Sunday, October 5, 2014

Siach Sarfei Kodesh Sunday: Fast Davening and Impure Thought(s)

שיח שרפי קודש א:תרנח

(Painting by Marc Chagall)

Someone once asked Reb Nosson if he preferred to daven quickly so as not to have impure thoughts.  Reb Nosson answered: "One can pray quickly and still think about a single impure thought over the course of the entire davening! However, when one davens at a moderate pace he can at least have good thoughts in between..."

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