"Tell the Cohens I can't make it for dinner tonight because I have an
important meeting, so we'll go out on Thursday. Then call Mrs. Smith, and
tell her that I am too busy this Thursday to do my weekly volunteer work
with her autistic son."
"And he (Bilaam) saddled his donkey (on his way to cursing the
Jews)" (Bimidbar 22:21). Rashi points out that in order to do an evil
act, Bilaam was willing to saddle his own donkey, which was really beneath
Use your mundane acts (or sins) as a yardstick to see if you really can't do