In the Zohar portion of Emor, we learn that as God recognized things would appear chaotic to humanity in the physical world, and that we would be unable to deal with, or improve, such chaos ourselves, He created spiritual events such as Rosh Hashanah, Shavuot and Pesach.
Kabbalistically, these are not religious holidays, but rather markers of what is currently taking place in the cosmos; each one of these spiritual events provides us with aspects of the Lightforce of God to help remove the darkness, chaos, and stumbling blocks that prevent the sharing of joy.
From the Zohar portion of Emor, we get the understanding that on Rosh Hashanah not only are we being judged for our actions during this lifetime, but we are also being judged for all of our actions in previous lifetimes, which we have not corrected. How can we possibly come out clean from that?
I will explain, to make it simple, using the analogy of trees. In the spring, trees are blossoming, once again leaves appear, then fruits... Read More