If it’s ossur to think divrei Torah in the bathroom, what should one think about?
What should we think about in the bathroom? You should think about what a chesed it is that you’re able to go to the bathroom. You should think about it. Chasdei Hashem! Yes, you should spend time thinking about that. It’s a tremendous chesed.
Rofei Chol Basar U’maflee La’asos. It’s miracles upon miracles. Now, some of the kadmonim didn’t always understand this so there are all kinds of peirushim. But today we know that it is simply miracles and miracles. I’d like to explain a little more about how it’s miraculous but it would take too much time. But it’s a miracle. You’re able to expel the waste and you should be so happy that Hakodosh Boruch Hu is doing this miracle for you.
And when you get out of the bathroom and make the bracha of Asher Yatzar make sure to put all the thoughts that you had in the bathroom into the bracha.