The ability to see the 'big picture' is the key to success in all of life's endeavors, especially with regard to our relationship with God and other people.

Chassidic thought teaches that there is a seed of greatness in every moment and a spark of holiness in everything – even more so in people. Try looking for it with positive questions.

The reading for this week demonstrates that a positive attitude is of paramount importance not only to success in this world, but to spiritual growth as well.