Studying Sha’ar HaBitachon, Rabbeinu Bachaya’s “Gate of Trust” ~ the Timeless Torah Book that can teach you to How to Live with Certainty and Discover Tranquility!
Episode #8 “INVINCIBLE ME” — Regarding “True Trust” in G-d, R’ Bachaya establishes the principle that its efficacy is dependent on it being experienced in Monochromatic Monogamy. Anything less singular or absolute causes G-d to remove His Providence.
But does that mean that Hashem actually disengages? And, if that statement is to be taken at face value, can it jibe with the Baal ShemTovonian idea that Individual Providence and Divine Design is always at play with G-d “bringing existence into being each moment?”
Lastly, don’t we believe in the notion that “G-d Helps those who Help Themselves.”‘ What’s wrong with Me Trusting in a little in my own self?