Haven on Earth
To envision together the heavens from upon the earth we might in our gathering span an extreme polarity. Envisioning Harmony, in Yerushalayim and among Yiray Shamayim.
'LOVE THAT IS NOT DEPENDED ON A SPECIFIC CAUSE', 'DISPUTE FOR THE SAKE OF HEAVEN' AND 'INFLUENCING MANY TO BECOME MERITORIOUS.' NOW 'WHOEVER HAS THESE THREE TRAITS IS FROM AMONG THE DISCIPLES OF OUR FOREFATHER AVRAHAM . . . A GOOD EYE, A HUMBLE SPIRIT AND AN UNDEMANDING SOUL . . . WHAT STANDS BETWEEN THEM? . . . 'TO ENDOW MY FRIENDS WITH SUBSTANCE, I WILL FILL THEIR TREASURIES.' (MISHLEI 8)' AVOT 5.Double is Cafool, one pair are Ciflayim. That place is called Sham, Shaim Shelo is its name. The holy ones call Heaven the name Shamayim. One who can see with eyes, Roeh Enayim, is able to see that many places belong to one Place. We of our respective places, contributing to our vision are named what? What are we calling our place when envisioning harmony?
'AND AVRAHAM PLANTED A TAMARISK IN BEER SHEVA, AND CALLED THERE ON THE NAME OF THE L~RD, THE G~D OF THE WORLD. . . AND HE SAID, TAKE NOW THY SON, THY ONLY SON YITZHAK, WHOM THOU LOVEST, AND GET THEE INTO THE LAND OF MORIYYA; AND OFFER THIS THERE FOR A BURNT OFFERING UPON ONE OF THE MOUNTAINS WHICH I WILL TELL THEE OF. . . AND AVRAHAM SAID TO HIS YOUNG MEN, STAY HERE WITH THE ASS; AND I AND THE LAD WILL GO YONDER AND PROSTRATE OURSELVES, AND COME AGAIN TO YOU. . . AND AVRAHAM SAID, MY SON, G~D WILL PROVIDE HIMSELF A LAMB FOR A BURNT OFFERING: SO THEY WENT BOTH OF THEM TOGETHER. . . AND HE SAID, LAY NOT THY HAND UPON THE LAD, NEITHER DO ANYTHING TO HIM: FOR NOW I KNOW THAT THOU FEAREST G~D, SEEING THOU HAST NOT WITHHELD THY SON, THY ONLY SON FROM ME. AND AVRAHAM LIFTED UP HIS EYES, AND LOOKED AND BEHOLD BEHIND HIM A RAM CAUGHT IN THE THICKET BY ITS HORNS: AND AVRAHAM WENT AND TOOK THE RAM, AND OFFERED HIM UP FOR A BURNT OFFERING IN PLACE OF HIS SON . . . AND AVRAHAM CALLED THE NAME OF THAT PLACE HASHAIM YIREH: AS IT IS SAID TO THIS DAY. IN THE MOUNT THE L~RD WILL APPEAR. . . SO AVRAHAM RETURNED TO HIS YOUNG MEN, AND THEY ROSE UP AND WENT TOGETHER TO BEER SHEVA; AND AVRAHAM DWELT AT BEER SHEVA.' BEREISHIT 22.
Where is the offering? Avraham tells of G~d providing, El~him Yireh Lo, an EiYiL - a ram. Tell me, a ram for what? A caught horned ram in place of a lamb, in place of a son and in place of a love there is what? A Heavenly voice tells of Avraham not withholding but beholding, Kiy Yiray, and this Kiy is the reason for whom? Atah, you, because you are calling Hineni - Here I am. Hearing the voice of G~d, the one G~d of the one Place. Calling on the G~d of the World, calling and hearing, a voice from a place, envisioning and walking among the young men of Avraham. End.