I am not a chassid, yet my mother’s family has its roots in the area that was the birthplace of Chassidus. . Chassidus seems natural to me. I feel Chassidus in my blood. Perhaps I am in hashkafa, but not in practice.
Breslov continues without a Rebbe. Lubavitch continues without a Rebbe. Can one continue without a Rebbe or the Rebbe’s chassidim?
זי רצה אדמו”ר גדול, והיה לנו כיף לעשות משיח קטן