In the month of Adar it says marbim b'simcha. How should one have more simcha, or acquire more simcha in the month of Adar?
You should know that Hakadosh Baruch Hu has made in each person a fountain of simcha - only the fountain has to be primed. Once you open up the fountain and it starts gushing forth, you'd be surprised how much simcha there is in us. We are born with the ability to be full of simcha, and once you start thinking how good it is this month of Adar, when Hakadosh Baruch showed us a picture of l'osid lovo, how Haman is hanging with all his sons - that's what's going to happen l'osid lovo. All the resha'im should be hanging all the time, and the tzadikim should be looking and enjoying the sight!
We have so many enemies today; we always had enemies. The time will come when all our enemies will be hanging, we didn't do it, Hashem will do it for us. We'll take a look, who is hanging? Haman is hanging!!! It's a surprise; they will go out of their minds with simcha. So utilize that simcha.
In addition to that, enjoy the fact that spring is around the corner. We will soon have nice balmy weather, and soon the trees will have green leaves, and think how good it is to be alive. Oh what a pleasure it is to be alive, it's a big simcha to be alive!
So keep on thinking thoughts of happiness and Hakadosh Baruch Hu will open up the fountain of simcha that's in your mind, and it will start gushing forth in the month of Adar.
Good Shabbos To All
This is transcribed from questions that were posed to Harav Miller by the audience at the Thursday night lectures.
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