Come and see: on the sixth day [i.e. Friday], when evening comes [i.e. at day's end], that blaze of fire [the kelipa Storm Wind1, the source of all judgments] leaps up to enter the hues [discussed earlier] , then Israel become rectified below and arrange their meals, and each one sets his table. Then one flame [of judgments of malchut that have been sweetened by bina] emanates and strikes that fiery blaze [to unite with it, then the harsh judgments are nullified and therefore] that flame and that blaze roll together into the hole of the deep abyss and hide and sit there.

That flame is from the right side [of holiness] and since it is from the right side, it leads [the judgments of] that blaze and put it into that deep abyss, and sits there until Shabbat is over. When Shabbat is over, Israel must recite a blessing upon fire and through this blessing below, the flame departs and rules over that blaze all that [Saturday] night and that blaze is subdued.

BeRahamim LeHayyim: What does the above mean to you, and why is it revealed to you now?

This is a selection from the "top secret" Shabbat manual! It paints a wondrous picture of supernal celestial changes that occur every Friday afternoon as the sun is setting and again at Shabbat's end.

Make Shabbat your center, and She will make you Her center.

Bracketed annotations from Metok Midevash and Sulam commentaries
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