Answer: We have to check and adjust ourselves so we act solely for the benefit of the group.
Question: Why should a person try to become the lowly part of the body and not its higher part like a heart or a head?
Answer: Because one needs to annul oneself.
Question: Yesterday I heard that we are not annulling our egoism, but are rising above it. Today I hear that we are to annul our egoism. Could you please explain?
Answer: You can hear many different things: how we destroy something, burn it, behead it, and so on. Here we mean intentions for our own sake. But desires themselves remain, and we correct them by adding the correct intentions to them.
Question: When I annul myself in the ten, I feel the state of light, happiness, joy, and love. How do I know that this is not egoistic joy but that it comes from the Creator?
Answer: Enter the group again with these desires and intentions and check if this is perceived correctly by all the friends. Then you will know.
Question: Does the process of annulment, growth, and birth repeat itself?
Answer: It is a repetitive process at each degree. It is, of course, in different qualities but at each degree.
Question: What remains of a person after he has managed to annul himself in an ideal way?
Answer: What remains is a Kli (vessel) that gets filled with the upper light, the revelation of the Creator.
Question: What does it mean to ascend if our goal is to bring contentment to the Creator? What should I think about when I annul myself?
Answer: Think exactly about this: I am doing this in order to bring contentment to the Creator, to become equal to Him, close to Him, and to adhere to Him.
Question: What should I do if I no longer understand what annulment is? Is it that I ask the Creator for the friends as a great one asks for the small ones because this is adhesion with the Creator?
Answer: Annulment is when I replace my concerns with the concerns of the group. This is called annulment. Everything else is just words.
Question: If at least one friend in the ten does not annul himself, will the ten not be able to feel the Creator?
Answer: It does not matter. The main thing is that there should be at least two friends who can annul before each other.
Question: If a person successfully annuls himself through the group, does this allow him to create a personal Kli?
Answer: Of course. I cannot be responsible for others. I am trying to do everything I can by annulling myself toward others.
Question: How can we not confuse annulment with indifference or laziness?
Answer: Annulment is not laziness and indifference. In order to annul, I have to work very seriously on myself.
Question: What qualities strengthen the desire of everyone to annul before the ten?
Answer: By what he sees in the friends.
From the International Convention “Rising Above Ourselves” 1/7/22, “Annulling before the Friends” Lesson 2