Champions are those who have reached the pinnacle of their chosen realm, whether it be sports, arts, politics, or human rights. The “highest” of the four olamat (worlds) which make up etz ha’chaim (the tree of life) is Atzilut. Atzilut is the world of emanation, where all that is outwardly expressed is but the fullness of the Divine Oneness.
Emanation is the truth of manifestation. It is where the hidden man of the I AM presence, shrouded in mystery, is made known to the world. So, the I AM presence, existentially covered in darkness, is made known by the actions of those who have gone beyond the veil of separation.
Love is an action word. It has NOTHING whatsoever to do with how you feel, because oftentimes, love chastens. It isn’t comfortable, but the one who knows, or even desires, truly, to know love understands that love is not a constant frequency of happiness. It is understood that, even when it isn’t the pleasant experience we intend, love is always at work to give us the victory.
Sprinkles are for winners, and winners are those who consistently practice love. Besides, it is true that practice makes perfect. Just know that it is perfect love that casts out all fear; not because one has set his mind to never be afraid, but because he has consistently practiced godliness, and true godliness is the acceptance of both abundance and abasement, towards the end that we receive the victor’s crown.
The marathon continues… Indeed!