5777 will bring gelegnheytn all round for der Krab, whether its business, a hobby, or even in romance. However, the devil is in the details. Your workload will begin to increase. You may convince yourself that you need to take time to opruen zikh because it will help you focus later. This year brings a welcome sense of abundance for the krab, so you’ll want to be on the lookout for shnorers hunting for money you’d rather not give.
Advice: Telephone with caller ID; optimally, caller ID announcement so you don’t waste your time racing across the room. Though giving to a good cause is always a mitsve. Gefinen an efficient method to handle the little details, you must find a systematic method to sift through everything. Focus on the task at hand a little at a time. Do what needs to be done and you will set yourself up for future hatslokhe.
Der shnorer דער שנאָרער – Someone who annoyingly asks for money, for themselves or a cause.
Di mitsve די מצוה – The blessing, good deed.
Di geleygnheyt(n) (געלעגנהײט/ ן די) – The opportunity(ies), chance(s)
Gefinen (געפֿינען) – to find
opruen zikh (אָפּרוען זיך) – to relax (rest for oneself)
Di hatslokhe (הצלחה) – the success
געלט פֿאַרלוירן, גאָרניט פֿאַרלוירן; מוט פֿאַרלוירן, אַלץ פֿאַרלוירן
Gelt farloyrn, gornit farloyrn; mut farloyrn, alts farloyrn.
Money lost, nothing lost; courage lost, everything lost.
Famous Yiddish Cancer Icons:
I.B. Singer July 14th, 1904.
Benjamin Harshav June 26th, 1928.