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Short dialogs. Questions you meant to ask about God
English and Hebrew versions
What makes God, God
- What makes God, God?
- Are people who love each other true, divine love, close to God?
- They are an inseparable part of Him.
- Therefore, God is composed of many people!
- God is composed of Himself alone.
- This "Himself" alone that God is composed of - What is it?
Those Who Hear Him
- Who will God speak to?
- To those who hear Him.
- And those who do not hear Him?
- There are no such.
- The predominant majority of humanity does not hear the voice of God!
- Does not wish to hear.
- What is the solid unimpeachable evidence of God's existence?
- It is not considered evidence.
- Who will believe in Him?
- One who has no need for evidence.
- Therefore, there is no evidence of God's existence.
- For the one who needs it.
- Why is God not grasped by the senses?
- It is His wish.
- If He wished - would He appear before our senses?
- Why doesn't He do so?
- In order not to keep redemption away from the human race.
- Has God ever tried exposing Himself to man's senses?
- He tried.
- And how did people react?
- They denounced Him on the cross.
- Which is true-religion?
- Clean of hatred.
- A religious man, who is not clean of hatred - What is he?
- A hypocrite.
- Which is the perfect prayer?
- What kind of prayer is silence?
- What will the one praying ask for?
- To remain in it forever.
Published in Hebrew
If you have been able to let go of your judgment of the other, you will no longer have a reason to judge yourself.
There are people who have inside themselves something pure, very steadfast, and if they do not make desperate attempts to rid themselves of it, in some place, at some time, this purity will have a blessed influence on everything and everyone, always. I remember the case of a Turkish nurse who was blessed with intense purity:
A Jewish family wanted to immigrate to Israel from Turkey. Upon a medical examination of the husband, it was discovered that he had tuberculosis, and he was disqualified from being able to immigrate to Israel. His wife demanded a divorce, and the husband had no choice but to agree. His wife immigrated to Israel with their children. The abandoned husband’s condition deteriorated to the point that he needed to be hospitalized. A Turkish nurse, a non-Jew, took very devoted care of him in the hospital. When he disclosed to her that he was alone and divorced, and asked to marry her, she agreed. A short time after the marriage, the Jewish man miraculously recovered. About two years went by, and the nurse became ill with cancer. The man left her and immigrated to Israel. I don’t know what became of him. The woman left this world without complaint. I have no doubt that she returned to the pure, divine light from which she descended, in order to serve as an example to benighted people, and show them the way to freedom and love.
To Be His Master
The experience of feeling offended is proof of hypocrisy. He who is offended - is a hypocrite. One who isn’t a hypocrite, never becomes offended. When one removes hypocrisy, one ceases to be offended. Respect of the non-dependence of the other erases hypocrisy. When you wallow in self-pity, you are unable to respect the non-dependence of the other. When you cleanse yourself of self pity, joy is discovered.
A Faithful Source
There is no more faithful source of true love, warmth and encouragement than God.
One who plans his future very carefully, usually ends up bitterly disappointed, because his forecasts do not come true. One who doesn’t plan his future, but rather lets things flow without interference on his part, will also experience great and painful disappointments. The obvious spiritual conclusion is not to be dependent on planning or lack of planning; not to be dependent on the outcome, whatever it may be.
The one and only perfect success is – the independence from it.
He who chases external wellbeing, loses his internal one.
Man's weak point: Knows what to do, and does not do it.
The Weak One
Man is strong and can stand up to anything.
The weak one is weak out of his own volition.
“Returning to nature” signifies returning to man’s true nature, which is divine and spiritual, not to the forest.
“The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit” is the one God whose name is Love, who manifested Himself, through His holy will and by the virtue of His explicit love, as the formless “Father”, the incarnated “Son”, and His Word, “The Holy Spirit”, without losing His formless, infinite, divine unity whose name is Love, for ever and ever, and for all eternity, Amen.
True faith does not require theology, it knows that God is the love that fills all, and it lives this experience.
To Be His Master
The experience of feeling offended is proof of hypocrisy. He who is offended - is a hypocrite. One who isn’t a hypocrite, never becomes offended. When one removes hypocrisy, one ceases to be offended. Respect of the non-dependence of the other, erases hypocrisy. When you wallow in self-pity, you are unable to respect the non-dependence of the other. When you cleanse yourself of self pity, joy is discovered
Damaged or Normal
No fetus should be killed, whether it is damaged or normal. One must cope in the correct way, without selfishness, with the after-birth reality, out of devotion to God and trust in Him.
There is nothing like faith, that strengthens faith.