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January 15, 2014
Originally recorded: July 28, 2009
To bring about the Final Redemption, the end of pain, suffering and chaos, we must feel the pain of others. Michael explains that on the 9th of Av we have the potential to open our hearts and remove chaos from the world.
The Ninth of Av is the one day of the year when the negative force kabbalists call the Opponent rules for an entire 24 hour period. The Opponent is not a demon or devil, but a negative force of consciousness whose sole nature is receiving, chaos and selfishness. Many chaotic events have occurred on this day throughout history, but through prayer, reading the biblical scroll of Lamentations and additional kabbalistic tools, we can uproot this force of negativity and transform it to positivity.