Imagination, wonder, amazement. Attitudes that add zest to our lives — and train us in spiritual sight and insight. How can we cultivate an attitude of wonder? In this 25-minute video, “Kabbalah: Wisdom Hidden in Plain Sight,” I offer a few first steps.
Once upon a time, I believed in a personal God, a spiritual being with a giant mind and heart, who oversees the world. Recognizing my hard work on God’s behalf, God would look upon me favorably. But this optimistic view no longer makes sense to me.
“Don’t stress, and don’t be angry with yourselves that you sold me here into slavery; actually God sent me ahead of you to save lives,” says Joseph to his brothers. At what point does Joseph clearly discern God’s plan for his work in Egypt?