The Spiritual Realm |Part Two

The Spiritual Realm |Part Two

Chapter 5 | Paragraph 5-6

We pointed out last time that there are two major thrusts in the universe: “From up above, downward”, and “from down below, upward”.

We explained that to mean that there are times when the spiritual backdrop behind everything physical (known as “the transcendent forces”) holds sway in the universe and affect us as well as everything else commandingly. And there are times when we hold sway in the universe and affect everything (the transcendent forces included!) commandingly– when we willfully obey or defy G-d’s biddings.

Ironically, then, it can be said that we have great and manifest power in the universe when we willfully *surrender* ourselves to G-d’s wishes. And that while we still do have great and manifest power when we willfully defy G-d, nonetheless the sort of power rooted in complying with G-d is affirmative and constructive, while the kind that’s rooted in defying Him is negative and destructive.

Lest we forget let’s re-affirm, though, that while the transcendent forces are indeed the backdrop of everything

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