Journeys of Life
26 July 2022
This discourse was taught by the Rebbe on Sedra Matot-Masey in 1965. The Sedra lists the 42 'journeys [stages] by which the Jewish people left Egypt'. But didn't they leave at the very beginning?
All the journeys on the path to the Holy Land were part of the journey to leave Egypt. Similarly all stages during Exile are stages in the path from Egyptian slavery to Redemption, and the Baal Shem Tov said, in the life of each individual there are also these 42 journeys...