Sunday’s Spark of Mussar

Rav Simcha Zissel Ziv, the Alter of Kelm

The moment he woke up in the morning, he would jump out of bed as if a bandit had been standing over him with a knife.  His purpose was to break the middah of laziness and to train himself in alacrity.

From Sparks of Mussar by R Chaim Ephraim Zaitchik

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