Rabbi Nochum Grunwald is the editor in chief of Heichal Ha-Besht, a Hebrew language quarterly featuring a wide range of internal hasidic scholarship. He served on the teams that memorized, redacted and edited the teachings of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, and has authored articles addressing various aspects of hasidic history, custom and liturgy. He is best known for his unrivalled elucidations of the conceptual intricacies of hasidic thought, in general, and Habad hasidic thought specifically.
“The Kabbalists explain that ratzon, will and desire, is the most powerful force within the human being.”
Pirke Avoth 2.4
“He used to say: do His will as though it were your will, so that He will do your will as though it were His. Set aside your will in the face of His will, so that he may set aside the will of others for the sake of your will.