In the portion Shoftim it says, "When you go to war with your enemy and you see horses and soldiers, and many legions more than you…do not be afraid of them..."
Regarding this, the great commentator Rashi explains that when it talks about going out to do battle and you suddenly see that the armies arrayed against you are greater than you, what the Creator is really telling us is - "You, in your eyes, see so many enemies against you. But, in My eyes, there are not many there." We think we have a lot of enemies against us, but really, there’s nothing there. It’s an important concept.
It goes much deeper than that, and is a beautiful understanding. When it says,"going out to battle," it’s not talking about a physical battle; it’s talking about the battle that each one of us has with the Negative Side.
It says that you see, or at least you sense with your physical senses, all of these... read more