First Aid for Overcoming a Difficulty:
- Remember that Hashem is not limited - Hashem can do whatever He wants whenever He wants;
- Light a candle in memory of the holy tzaddik Rebbe Oshaiya Ish Tiria;
- Put a coin in a charity box or give charity;
- Say Psalm 29;
- Now ask for whatever salvation you need.
Please write or leave a comment telling us how this worked for you; meanwhile, see this:
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