We are puzzled with our life, we are afraid of our present, as we are anticipating a life in the future Gan Eden (Garden of Eden). Why are we not ecstatic as our world is disappearing around us as we anticipate the revealing of the future Melekh HaMaschiach (King Messiah son of David. Will it not be he who will thrust us through the veil into the 4th dimensional messianic consciousness of our future?
I recently began to re-read an enormously powerful E’Book, “The Well of Living Waters” that was written by one of the current sages in modern Israel today, Rabbi Avraham Sutton, that appears was never published.
As we witness the chaos surrounding our lives destroying all the norms of social and religious cultures, we ponder with palpitations in our chest, “What is the meaning of the Yetzer Hara, the “evil inclination” that surrounds our souls?
Here is where Rabbi Avraham Sutton, repeats one of the many Jewish parables found in the Zohar, and retold during the legendary era of the ancient days of ARI, the Baal Shem Tov, Rabbi Nachman and the Vilna Gaon. This may give us some insight into the questions of our present, “Who am I?”, “Why am I Here” and “Where am I going.” Here is the following parable that may give us some divine revealings.
The Parable of the Prince and the Harlot
Rebbi Nachman’s parable: The Prince and the Harlot
Rabbi Avraham Sutton – “A King had only one son. The king loved his son exceedingly, He therefore warned him not to go near any loose women, lest he be deemed unworthy of ever entering his father’s palace again. [hearing this and known how much his father loved him] the prince declared his allegiance to his father the king and promised that he would never act contrary to his wishes.
It happened that a loose woman lived outside the king’s palace. She was exceedingly beautiful and lovely to look upon. Days passed and [the king wished to give the kingdom to his son. In order to do so, however] the king had to first test his son’s loyalty.
He called the prostitute and hired her to go and seduce his son. What did she do? She followed the prince, and at the right moment, approached him to hug and kiss him, and thereby entice him to lay with her. If the prince maintains his allegiance to his father the king, he overcomes the lure of her charms, admonished her and pushes her away. His father then rejoices doubly in his son, and brings him into the inner chambers of his palace. He showers him with precious gifts. Who occasioned all the honor for the king’s son? Was it not the prostitute?
Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan made this comment:
Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan – “First, the king warns the prince not to go near any loose women. They he turns around and hires a prostitute to tempt him. Actually, the prostitute is doing the king’s bidding by tempting the prince. This, however, is only the secondary purpose of the king. His son is the real and primary purpose.
In a sense, the king is disguising his primary purpose by hiring the prostitute. It is only when the prince sees through this disguise (and realized that it is just a test that his father has set up) that he becomes totally impervious to her charms.
In the same way, the evil that comes about as a result of the shattering of the vessels is a concealment of God’s primary purpose. This allow for the possibility of free choice. When man then overcomes the challenge of this concealment, he is master of the good he received. This was the king’s primary purpose.”
Like Rebbi Nachman’s parable, this is the Zohar’s explanation of how G-d puts man in a test situation in order that man can eventually become king, and attain his true stature. He has to be tested by the very thing that he was told to beware of.
The ramifications of this are awesome. We go through so many different periods in our lifetime, meeting so many different kinds of people, being confronted by so many different kinds of tests.
What is mind-boggling is that none of these experiences are random. Hashem arranges and designs each specific situation that we our souls need to confront. Each person’s life is set up for certain very particular kinds of tests each one having to do with his being (essence) in particular; his strengths, his weaknesses, etc.
For one person, it might be lust; for another, hatred and resentment. For another, it might be depression, or jealousy, or any number of other negative traits.
Whatever it is, and whenever it hits us, it is very specific for each individual. Each person has their very particular struggle based on something unique about them. Every circumstance they encounter in their life follows this.
Why was this person born a man, not a woman, and vice versa? Why is this person here, and another person there? Why is this person struck with his illness, and another with financial troubles, etc.?
So here is where our subconscious receives and illuminates our present to future life. The soul that is placed within us by the Divine will give us our walking orders for our future, as the following reveals.
“You will receive a body…; You will learn lessons…; There are no mistakes, only lessons…; A lesson is repeated until it is learned…; Learning lessons does not end…; “There” is no better place than “here”…; Others are merely mirrors of you…; What you make of your life is up to you…; your answers lie inside you…; You will forget all of this.”
And this is why it’s so difficult, because we get tested with the very thing (trait, person, circumstance, etc) that we have most trouble dealing with.
In other words, the yetzer hara’s (evil inclination) ability to play on our weaknesses, to exasperate us and get us upset when we’re most tired, to frustrate us after we’ve tried our very best, to kick us when we’re down and make us fall into depression, to attack us when we least expect – in all this, it is merely fulfilling its task of testing us.
How do we overcome the yetzer hara?
Knowing that life is a series of tests in a drama, a drama in which there are incredible rewards, incredibly good things up ahead – this is what makes the difference.
For, in the end, it will be clear that as hard as it was, as much as it tore us apart, it will all be worth it.
Knowing this – really knowing this – the tests won’t pull us down as much (or at all) any more. Because, in a sense, by being able to see beyond the tests, we’ve tasted the rewards. We’re able to move and grow, and eventually attain our malkhut, the kingdom that G-d wants to give us.
[And, again, if you shall ask, Why doesn’t He just give us the reward He wants to give us? Why go to all the trouble of hiring the prostitute to test us? The answer, as you must know, is that He know us, for He knows the way He made us. He made us in such a way that we could never really appreciate the kind of gift He wants to give us – eternal existence – if we hadn’t worked for it and been tested to the very core. And if you ask, why did He have to make us life this? I leave it up to you to guess the answer!]
As each of us awakens from the dream of our individual drama, to see the reality of the Great and Loving King who is really with us (disguised as all the characters in our lives, including the Adversary!), and then as we join with others and help them to awaken and see through their dramas too, something then starts to happen that is bigger that all of us.
We realize that each of our little dramas is part of an incredibly great Drama, the Messianic Drama that began with Adam and Chavah in the Garden of Eden, and will climax with the appearance of the Maschiach. This is what our sages taught in the midrash.
This is what the ARI, the Baal Shem Tov, Nachman, the Ramchal, the Gaon of Vilna, and all the great masters have taught. In order to explain why we have a yetzer hara, they jump to the cosmic level, and explain the existence of evil in it very inception. They explain the place of evil in Hashem’s Plan for the world.
The connection, again, is that when more and more people begin to see through the veil of evil in their individual lives, this itself is what Hashem is waiting for. Even this moment of awareness on our part, together with the little thing that each of us must awaken from our little dream/dramas; will bring that day closer when it will be revealed that the King was with us the whole time. This then will signal the advent of the Messianic Era…”
If we are willing to stop for a moment of time, we realize that we are in a “game-changing” transition of messianic enlightenment. Evil will become more evil and the Righteous will become more righteous. Today, there is no gray as the geo-religio-political world is quickly becoming black and white. Though we cannot perceive it in our 3rd dimensional world around us, the forces of darkness are fighting bitterly against the Forces of Light to remain in control of Planet Earth as Metatron, the future King Messiah (Melekh HaMaschiach) is in control of this planet while Michael the Archangel is protecting the Jews in Israel.
The cries of the Jewish people are rising-up from the ground below. Soon the Almighty One of Israel will open the flood gates of heaven from above and usher us through the 50th Gate of Jerusalem, as the futuristic “Era of the Messiah” prepares us for the outcome of the mankind’s final fate as the “Era of King Messiah" has now arrived.
The wandering pathway of the Maschiach ben Yosef (Messiah son of Joseph) called the “At’chalta de Guela” is about to come to its end. The “Era of the Messiah” is now at the door of redemption. At that time, the Maschiach ben David (Messiah son of David) will be revealed by Elijah the Prophet (Eliyahu HaNavi) along with Moshe Rabbeinu (Moses our Teacher). King Messiah, known as Metatron will begin the process of the final redemption that will include also the final redemption of all Twelve-Tribed Israel.
If we open our eyes, we will behold that the Almighty One of Israel is planting in high places of the government of the State of Israel, men who will honor the Holy Name of G-d. At that time, we will be willing to Sanctify G-d’s Holy Name with “boots on the ground”; willing to claim that G-d is with us today.
This is the same G-d of Israel that gave to the Nation of Israel the entire Land of Canaan; the entire lands to the west of Jordan and the entire "Land of Greater Israel" from the Nile River to the Euphrates.
From now on until eternity, you will remember the young Jewish dancer, Hallel Yaffa Ariel, who will be honored in all ages as a symbol of righteousness and loving kindness. The legacy of her name, Hallel, “praise to the Al-mighty G-d of Israel”, will resonate through all eternity.
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Metatron as King Messiah
The day is coming soon when Hashem the G-d of Israel will stretch forth His great hand of judgment and cleanse the earth from the great pollution of man upon Planet Earth. He will take away the “blood oaths” from between the mouths of the Palestinian Arabs, He will restore the Land of Israel back to “Am Yisra’el”, that means both the House of Joseph (All Ten Tribes of the House of Israel), and the House of Judah.
He will then redeem and restore His own “sheep” back into a living relationship with Himself. If you are chosen, as a Lost Tribal Member of the Northern Kingdom of Israel, your destiny is to return to your Homelands first in Shomron (Samaria), Israel.
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