“The holy temple must be built in our inner spirit every day through thoughts and acts of kindness and compassion. We need to know that when the longing to be good to all is intensified in us an illumination from the higher realm has reached us.” -Rav Kook ZT’L
PARSHAT SHLACH: RAV KOOK ON “OVERCOMING SPYFULNESS”
“Often many obstacles can prevent one from fulfilling their own life path fully…One must overcome these with all one’s might…All the obstacles in the world cannot prevent one from living their lives fully.”
RAV KOOK ON ‘MILCHAMA’:Part 1-WAR! WHY?
“We see that the spiritual and practical fabric of civilization in its present state can not prevent, despite all its glorious wisdom, wholesale slaughter and fearful world-destruction.”-Rav Kook
WHAT RAV KOOK SAYS WE MUST DO IMMEDIATELY TO FIX THE WORLD: STEP 3-DEVELOP UNIVERSAL CONSCIOUSNESS
“All our thoughts must be directed to disclose the lights of the higher general harmony….When we confront the human scene and find divisions among, nations, religions, parties, with goals in conflict, we must endeavor with all our might to bring all together, to mend and to unite. We must preserve and develop every particular and our collective whole must be united and abounding in shalom-peace.”