Monday, April 10, 2017
The Song of Songs: The Love Story of God and Israel (XXXIV)
“Many waters can’t quench the love, and rivers can’t drown it. If a man would give all the wealth of his house in exchange for love, he would be laughed to scorn.” (Song of Songs 8:7)
This ardent sacred love can’t be destroyed by anything, no matter how great or overwhelming it may be. Neither can it be conditioned, acquired or exchanged by material possessions, for the goodness of love does not cohabit with anything different from its ways and attributes.
“Can a throne of evil be associated with You, a framer of wickedness turned into decree?” (Psalms 94:20)
“Also the Lord gives goodness, and our land yields its produce.” (Ibid. 85:12)
Thus we realize that the goodness of God’s love is its own harvest, and we must assimilate that our complete redemption is goodness as the cause and end of His creation. The more we live in love’s ways and attributes, the more we live in God’s final redemption.
“Our sister is little, and she has no breasts. What shall we do for our sister on the day she is spoken for? If she be a wall, we build by her a palace of silver. And if she be a door, we will enclose her with panels of cedar.” (Song of Songs 8:8-9)
These verses and the remaining ones of this poem refer to the new consciousness that awaits us in the upcoming Messianic times. It will be a new companion as a “little sister” for God and Israel that will unfold when our final redemption is completed. It will be revealed either as a new paradigm, “a wall” as a walled-protected “palace of silver”; or a new ruling principle, “a door” as an opening, to enter the Messianic era. The “panels of cedar” are an allusion to the Tabernacle or Temple of Jerusalem.
From the Book's Foreword
Let's reexamine our ancestral memory, intellect, feelings, emotions and passions. Let's wake them up to our true Essence. Let us engage in the delightful awareness of Love as the Essence of G-d. The way this book is written is to reaffirm and reiterate its purpose, so it presents its message and content in a recurrent way. This is exactly its purpose, to restate the same Truth originally proclaimed by our Holy Scriptures, Prophets and Sages. Our purpose is to firmly enthrone G-d's Love in all dimensions of our consciousness, and by doing it we will fulfill His Promise that He may dwell with us on Earth forever. Let's discover together the hidden message of our ancient Scriptures and Sages. In that journey, let's realize Love as our Divine Essence, what we call in this book the revealed Light of Redemption in the Messianic era.