Being pedantic in our dealings with others

by Rabbi Ya’aqob Menashe Haqpadah (being overly strict) is a by-product of haughtiness. Left unchecked, it can consume one’s life and its own by-products are hatred, competition, controversy, Lashon Hara’ (lit. evil tongue) and more. Whoever is overly strict with others must know that Heaven will treat him the same way. This character trait is…