is the set period of time each day that people commit to focusing on the proper use of their speech.
During that time
they concentrate on avoiding
speaking, hearing, reading or writing loshon hora and any other forms of forbidden speech.
Significance of an Hour
Practically, when a person
masters this mitzvah for the limited time period of the Machsom L’Fi,
he begins to feel a greater sense of control
in his habits of speech,
his restraint throughout