Various Prayers & Blessings

Segula (Spiritual Remedy) for Earning a Livelihood

Segula 1: After every Shabbat eat a Melave Malka meal, escorting and bidding the “Shabbat Queen” farewell until next week.

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Segula 2: After Shabbat, say the prayer of V'yitein lecha (“And G-d should grant you”) which is found in the siddur in the motzei Shabbat prayers. It is best said with a minimum of two people including yourself.

Segula 3:  Every day say over Maimonides' 13 Principles of Faith and read the letter of Nachmanides daily.

Check out Rebbetzin Raquel Kirszenbaum and Rabbi Akiva Fox's videos on the 13 Principles of Faith.

Segula 4: The Chinuch writes (mitzva 430) that “someone who says Grace After Meals carefully will receive his sustenance in an honorable fashion all his days.”

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Segula 5: A tried and tested remedy to merit livelihood and success is to tithe your earnings from every profit you earn, as G-d says, “Please test Me with this (and see) if I don’t open the heavens and empty out blessing to you” (Malachi 3:10). Our sages have said “tithe to become wealthy.”

READ: “A Tainted Donation” – Why did the Steipler Gaon refuse to receive $20,000 to distribute to the poor and then, minutes later, change his mind?

WATCH NOW: The Tithing Process with Rabbi Dovid Kaplan. What is the order of the Tithing process? What is the reason for keeping to a specific order in the Tithing process?

Segula 6: Say the following verse 10 times in the morning and ten times in the evening: “From Asher will come rich food, and he will yield regal delicacies” (Bereishit 49:20).

“מֵאָשֵׁר, שְׁמֵנָה לַחְמוֹ; וְהוּא יִתֵּן, מַעֲדַנֵּי-מֶלֶךְ”.

Segula 7: After Shabbat, tell over a story of the holy Rabbi Yisrael Baal Shem Tov.

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