The Joy of Shabbat
Retaining the Energy of Shabbat
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May 4, 2018
June 20, 2017
- We need to envision that the Light is with us at every moment
- There is good and bad in every situation
- Havdalah means separating Light and darkness
- Light can only be revealed when there is darkness
- Only through restriction the Light can be revealed
- The connection to our Soul on Shabbat depends on the strength of the meditation, purity and holiness
- Connecting to the Shechinah on Shabbat for guidance and clarity during the weekdays
- Shabbat represents the Sun, the weekdays represent the moon
- Connecting to the higher levels of the Soul through purifying our thoughts, words, actions
- Smells go straight to the Soul
- The best preparation for Shabbat is on Friday
- Clearing the mind and meditating right before Shabbat
- Releasing any worries and purifying the mind
- Setting up our physical space in preparation for Shabbat
This lesson teaches powerful tools and insights to maintain the energy of Shabbat for the entire week. Yosef Yeshurun emphasizes that Shabbat is the serenity of the Soul, connecting with the energy of Shabbat with our words, thoughts, and actions help us to become more kind and compassionate.
About This Course
Each Friday evening we welcome Shabbat into our lives. It is often referred to as the “Shabbat Queen” or the “Bride of Shabbat.” This time represents a marriage between the Light and our vessels. In this course, learn about the many spiritual connections and powerful prayers of Shabbat, and elevate your weekly Shabbat experience.