It has been said that God doesn’t care about our prayers- after all God loves us unconditionally, right? God doesn’t “need” us; He doesn’t require that we show up and do all of our spiritual connections, use all of our spiritual tools.
In fact, the only reason we apply ourselves towards spiritual growth is because it is we who need the Creator, we who need a process that can allow our negativity to balance itself. But the only way people can achieve balance in anything is through some type of effort.
Did you know that we can borrow from a better version of ourselves before it becomes manifest?
Imagine how the person you really want to be would handle the ins and outs of your everyday life, and then be that! With practice, those better behaviors become like second nature to us.
You can fake it until you make it because what we give energy to becomes our destiny.
As is explained in many of the writings of the kabbalists, Shabbat Naso is a very significant Shabbat. There is the regular explanation of this week’s portion in the Zohar, but there is also something very unique: the revelation of what is called the Idra Rabba, or the Great Assembly.