The Sixties Radical-Azriel The Largeness of Small Things

This is so true.

In addition to his sons Cain and Abel, Adam and Eve had a third son, Seth. One of Seth’s fifth-generation descendants was Enoch, who resisted the degeneration into which the rest of humanity was sinking, and lived a righteous life.

Enoch walked with G‑d. Genesis 5:22

Enoch was a shoemaker, yet, because of his holiness, his mundane occupation did not distract him from his service of G‑d. On the contrary, we are taught that with every stitch he brought about a further degree of harmony within the spiritual spheres.

We, too, on our own level, can follow in Enoch’s footsteps: We can so infuse our earthly activities with holy intentions that can positively influence the heavens.1 Hitva’aduyot 5749, vol. 1, p. 247.

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