I hope you enjoyed last week’s 7-day spiritual compass, and I am especially excited to share with you what the kabbalists teach about the energy that is available to us this week.
Balak is such a unique portion. Usually, if a portion is named after a particular person, it is named after a righteous soul, and yet Balak was no such individual. He was a wizard who specialized in the arts of black magic. He had great powers, but intended to use them for evil instead of for good. I use the word “intended” here for a reason, because he soon discovers that despite his many magical abilities, he is unable to bring harm to any of God’s children. He has every tool necessary to do so. He has all the means. He has even partnered with the right people. So how then is it possible that he was thwarted? In fact, it is written that a true angel of God appeared before Balak and told him that if he persisted in this direction, it would only lead to his own destruction because, as the angel... Read More