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How should we see the future?
-All states exist—we must learn to see them!
The future changes by our attitude to it. A Kabbalist knows that nature can’t be changed, but if he asks, then he will change, not the world.
-How can we tolerate the states?
-Don’t tolerate—enjoy them!

It is impossible to raise yourself above the environment. Therefore, one is obligated to receive from the environment through his own efforts, and by choosing the best environment, by absorbing from it, one achieves the goal more quickly. (Shamati 225)

The goal of being in egoism is to achieve complete hatred for the power of egoism over oneself and complete self-helplessness before it.
This is precisely when a person can turn to the Creator with a true request to rescue him from egoism.
The Creator is waiting for such a request, and immediately fulfills it!

All the light of infinity is ready to shine on man, but man doesn’t have a desire for it, the Kli, the screen and the Ohr Hozer, which connect man with the Creator. And if there is no Ohr Hozer (OH), one does not feel the Creator, as if He doesn’t exist at all.
And only in the measure of connection through OH does one feel and reveal the Creator.

The light that filled the common soul of ADAM left it and is ready to awaken the uncorrected desires for correction from the outside, and then fill them in the measure of their unity, as before the breakage. Correction is possible only through unity when we no longer feel separated by our bodies—egos.

We need to show each other an example of support of friends. A friend cannot be less important to me than the Creator. This is a true test.
For our unity must correspond to the light that is ready to fill it. Therefore, each friend should be as important to me as the Creator.

If there is no hate, there is no love. No distance—no connection. As Baal HaSulam writes in a letter about the wheel (Ofanim). Therefore, one should try to identify the signs of disunion between the friends in the group and, uniting above them, build a connection, a spiritual vessel.

If the group advances correctly, toward greater unity, the Creator places bigger obstacles between them. Realizing that everything comes from the Creator, they ask Him to overcome it with His greatness, and so they advance above the growing ego between them.
The greater one is in bestowal, the greater is his ego.

On his own, a person cannot change his egoistic perception of the world to an altruistic one, this world to the altruistic one. Hence he asks the Creator for it.
The whole difference between the worlds lies in changing the force of governance from egoistic to altruistic.
This is our choice: who controls us—#Pharaoh or the Creator.
From Twitter, 4/10/19

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Purposefulness Of Spiritual States

laitman_624.03Question: Is the state of euphoria acceptable when studying Kabbalah?

Answer: Of course. People want it.

Question: Can it not end?

Answer: It will end and will alternate with tremendous devastation and disappointment and again with contentment and euphoria until a person starts to control the two lines clearly: right and left. Then the happy and sad state, fulfillment and void, will be the same for him because one needs them both and both lead to the goal.

Question: How can one distinguish between joy and delight from ordinary communication with people and joy from unification in Kabbalah?

Answer: One can distinguish it by meaning and purposefulness. In Kabbalah, there is a sense in all states because each of them advances you. It doesn’t matter what actions you take and how you feel, they still bring you closer to the goal millimeter after millimeter. Therefore, life does not go in vain.
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From the Daily Kabbalah lesson in Russian 11/25/18

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What Is Reborn In The Next Life?

laitman_627.1Question: If a person has not developed his point in the heart and therefore has no soul, then what is reborn in the next life?

Answer: Every person has a desire. Desire is a spiritual structure. But it could be ready for correction, change, and connection with others now, or it could not be ready yet.

However, in principle, every person is in their desire as an eternal particle of a single soul.
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From the Daily Kabbalah lesson in Russian 11/25/18

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Weigh Your Wishes And Thoughts

laitman_232.06Question: Why is the goal of creation in such a contradiction with the terrible state of humanity, which is immersed in egoism?

Answer: The fact is that we went through a shattering. Therefore, all thoughts and desires that arise in us are negative, opposite to the Creator and opposite to unification in the ten.

We only need to weigh our desires and thoughts, heart and mind. We have to constantly check these two parameters, how much they help, or on the contrary, oppose unification. Only in this we can see their positive or negative height.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian, 12/16/18

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New Life #205 – The Role Of The Parent, Part 1

New Life #205 – The Role of the Parent, Part 1
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary:

The role of the parent is to teach the child the wisdom of life, how to connect with others. Children learn best through positive example. Parents should arrange weekly family meetings in which everyone shares and strives for agreement. This creates a common feeling in the center of the family and, as a result, each family member has a sense of belonging to this small society which anchors them in life. Each child must be aware that devotion to the family is above everything else in life.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #205 – The Role of the Parent, Part 1,” 6/30/13

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 4/10/19

Lesson Preparation

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, Shamati, Article 115 “Still, Vegetative, Animate, and Speaking”

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Preface to the Wisdom of Kabbalah,” Title “The Rosh, Toch, Sof in Each Partzuf and the Order of Hitlabshut of the Partzufim in One Another,” Item 50

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