The soul above awaits the time it will be privileged to descend into a body. For the soul senses how much it can accomplish here below; it can attain the level of "delighting with G-d." So what is everyone waiting for?
Hayom Yom, Cheshvan 15
You’re going to have to clue me in on this one, Rabbi.
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