Part 2: “Divine Providence”
Chapter 3: “Personal Providence”
As we said before, everything in the world has its roots in the Transcendent
Forces, and had to first cascade downward realm after realm till it
manifested itself here in this world (1:5:2-3). That also holds true for the
aforementioned situations we've been placed in, in life. Nothing in our life
just "happens"; and nothing is straightforward and aboveboard.
Hence, a lot goes on into the configuration of our lives, in the background.
Not only must who we're to become be figured in beforehand when our spiritual
challenges are given us-- the makeup of everything and everyone around us
must be factored in as well. And it's G-d alone who determines the situations
as well as the match-ups. Not chance, fortune, happenstance, or "the way of
So we see that everything about us and everything around us is as it is on
purpose. And that it was all set up by G-d for one reason: to challenge us to
be the best we can be. It's also vital to realize that what we are and what
happens to us is all for our ultimate good, whether we know or experience
that to be true or not.
This series is dedicated to the memory of Yitzchak Hehrsh ben Daniel,
and Sarah Rivka bas Yaakov Dovid.
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