Spiritual Confidence Is Confidence In Bestowal

Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: Where should my confidence about tomorrow come from: society or the Creator?

Answer: Confidence comes and is revealed only in the connection between people. Material confidence is expressed in the material society, whereas spiritual confidence is revealed in spiritual society.

Spiritual confidence does not mean that I do not need anything. It has a different meaning: I am sure that I won’t lack the forces to bestow to others and the Creator.

My confidence is not aimed at myself, but at the goal. I am sure that the people around me will support me in this according to the principle of mutual guarantee. And what other confidence do I need from them if I am in the spiritual world?
On the other hand, in this world I want to be confident that I will never have a lack of egoistic fulfillment.

Question: Still, I can’t just restrict myself to spiritual confidence. Don’t I also need confidence on the material level?

Answer: While you are in this world, you have to take care of its vital necessities. While being in society, you have to take care of it. No matter how high the society’s spiritual degree may be, as long as the material world has not disappeared from people’s perception, they have to take care of what they need today and tomorrow. They need goods and products, storehouses, and so on.

However, you will do this by the command of a different law. When you ascend up the spiritual levels you will still have to provide for yourself in the material sense because you still haven’t corrected the Kelim in which you cannot make calculations, your “stony heart.”

Therefore, it is important to differentiate between material and spiritual confidence. In corporeality I care for myself, my relatives, and even all of humanity. But spiritual confidence lies higher: It is confidence in the fact that we are able to bestow as much as possible at every moment of our lives.
From the 4th part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 3/3/11 on Confidence

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One Comment

  1. Confidence is power, it is the inspirational energy that moves mountains. Confidence in this world is usually hollow, and based on lies told to the self. Confidence from spirituality is like a tree with firm roots.

    Confidence comes from the fact that when disseminated correctly, the will of the light is approved of by all, and none can stand against him, for his will is rooted int the fulfillment of the desires. No walls stand in his way, no barriers can withstand the infinite force, for he ascends beyond every dichotomy, and unites all the forces into one, to achieve the highest goal of goals, the wholy of wholy purposes, union and transcendence, winning the game for everyone.

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