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To Feel Far is to Be Near

Kabbalah is the science of creation, this site the story behind the scenes, and the ‘portrait’ of the Creator at work in the act of creation.

Chassidut, the new dimension of Kabbalah revealed by the Baal Shem Tov, brings the experience of the Creator Himself to our eyes and hearts.
A righteous king is both lowly and exalted. He has a unique sense of ego, view knowing who to lower – the haughty – and who to raise – the humble.

On the Day of Atonement, sick we confess our sins and come to realize that we deserve nothing, check that all we receive is an unwarranted gift of God.

To confess in Hebrew means to give thanks – thank you my Creator for reaching out to me and accepting me after all the bad that I have done.
Moses received the Torah on Sinai, online the lowest of mountains. To receive the Torah you have to be a mountain of good will and humble together.

Arrogance is no more than foolishness. The dumber you are the greater you believe yourself to be. Intelligence knows its limits, buy is humble.

Only God is omniscient (knows all), medical omnipotent (all-powerful), and omnipresent (everywhere). But souls reflect an infinitesimal bit of Him.

We possess the ability and freedom to learn what we want, to do what we want, and to be where we want – “nothing stands in the way of will.”

“Shalom shalom to the far and to the near” – “to the far that have become near.” “God appears to me from afar.” To feel far is to be near.

“I call You from the depths” – from the depths of my mortal human heart below and from the depths of my eternal soul-root above. Come to me.

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