Friday, May 06, 2011

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Longing for the Days

by Reb Akiva @ Mystical Paths

I long for the days when this seemed in reach.  NO, not in reach…momentarily at hand!  Unfortunately today (it seems to me) we are closer to fulfilling the quote from Sanhedrin 98, “Ben Dovid (Moshiach) will not come until we despair of his coming.”

Reb Yaakov Natan posted the following words of the Lubavitcher Rebbe from his Sichos (Torah talks) in a comment today…

The Rebbe said may times that we will not go to the Holy Land on a plane, but rather on the Clouds of Glory. This is meant literally:

It has been mentioned several times about what is explained in various places -- in the Rishonim and Achronim, etc. -- that Moshiach Tzidkeinu is able to come in the middle of Shabbos!...

Since we are speaking about the true and complete Geulah -- it is understood, that this is not going to be in a way where on the day of Shabbos we are found in "Brooklyn", and after Shabbos goes out we board an "airplane", and travel several hours until we reach the Holy Land, Yerushalayim the Holy City, the Har Habayis and the Beis Hamikdash -- for this is not the true and complete inyan of"immediately", but rather in one moment "it hits you" that we are found in Yerushalayim the Holy City, on the Har Habayis and in the third Beis Hamikdash , together with Moshiach Tzidkeinu. (Parshas Re'eh, 5743)

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Very soon we will merit to the true and complete Geulah via Moshiach Tzidkeinu -- in a way of "Achishena" ("faster and faster"), "coming with clouds of Heaven" - a flight that is faster than the flight of an "airplane", because flying "with clouds of Heaven", with the "the Holy One's airplane" -- to our Holy Land, and there -- to Yerushalayim the Holy City, and there -- to the third Beis Hamikdash...which will be built speedily in our days mamash. (4 Tishrei, 5743)

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It is known the saying [of the Rebbe Rashab] that when Moshiach Tzidkeinu will come they will print about his coming in the "newspapers" ("gazetten") -- and so it will be for us that we will see in the "newspapers" of the nearest days that Moshiach Tzidkeinu came!... And all of us as one will fly as together with him in the "airplane of airplanes", "on clouds of heaven", in one moment -- to our Holy Land...there -- to Yerushalayim the Holy City...and there is found the house of the Kohen Gadol -- like the words of the Rambam in todays portion: "His home will be in Yerushalayim and he will not move from there", and there -- to the third Bais Hamikdash... (29 Elul 5744)

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[They try to rationalize that they need a new car to do their shlichus...] As regards me -- the entire concept of a new car is completely irrelevant to me, I don't recognize the concept! For me--an old car is also good, a car that through it many important matters were accomplished, etc., and consequently they can use it in the future, and particularly -- since immediately we will travel with "clouds of heaven"...and then they won't need a car! (R"Ch Iyar 5746)

May it be so, today!  Or if not, THIS Shabbos!  This week, this month, this year!  PLEASE Ribono Shel Olam!

1 comments:

Anonymous said...

sOUNDS gREAT ! 2 things the rebbe said he did all he could do the rest was up to us , I know oy vay ! since he passed there have been major obstacles and tikkunim in am yisrael individually and collectively to get ready for the rebbes arrival as YES mashiach ben david !

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