Wednesday, February 17, 2016

“Lights & Land” p:31/23

AyinBase / Ayin Beis with R' Paltiel, Shvat 5776 

Page 31 of pamphlet – (4rd line from end of the page. Line starts: 'legabay...'). Page 23 of the book. For text see below.

Questions and comments:

Primarily, the light points to its source. And the source is simple – undefined. The principle of the light is not 'what it is', but rather, 'where it comes from and what it represents.

And it represents chessed or gevurah, but it represents the source which is above these distinctions.

Think of a host and his guests. At the table are many places. Each place is primarily the hosts' even though he gives the places to various guests.

Ownership of property in the world is based on what? How can a man own land? The real owner remains the Creator and by His decree is property owned. He owns relative to Him, not independently. The Creator Himself, gives the man the property.

We acquire property not from no-man's land, but from the Maker.

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