Rabbis Blessings 2
Moshe Ben Chaim
A rabbi, like any other human being, can voice his needs directed to G-d. According to Maimonides, the higher the level of one's perfection, the more G-d is involved with one's life. According to one explanation, Job was suffering his trials due to his incorrect opinion of G-d. As he became aware of his mistake and admitted it, G-d came back into his life. This shows that when a person reaches a higher level, G-d is more related to his actions. Maimonides spells this out clearly in the "Guide for the Perplexed".
Everyone has a  "direct link" to G-d. It's based on a passage, "v'col makom she-azkir as shmi, avo alecha uvarachticha", "in all places where you mention my name, I will come to you and bless you". This shows that G-d is aware of everyone who learns, even individually. From here we see that G-d is aware of all people and their actions, hence, one can pray directly to G-d. Additionally, Judaism does not believe in intermediaries. This is actually how idolatry began.
G-d will respond with what is good for a person based on the person's level. But I believe that the person must do the act of prayer himself. He must formally request his needs, and by doing so, perhaps he will discover during his prayer that he is asking for something worthwhile, and will continue. Or, he will observe that what he's asking for is not correct, and he will abandon his prayer.
It is brought down by the Rabbis, "Why were the Matriarchs all barren? Because G-d desires the prayer of the righteous." What this means is that G-d desires the perfection of those who want perfection - the righteous. He doesn't need their prayer for Himself, as G-d is perfect. G-d desires their prayer, as this will help them reflect upon their desires to search within and find a reason for why they might not have been answered as of yet. By G-d refraining from giving the matriarchs children, perhaps He was allowing them time to perfect themselves, as their desire for children might not have been for the proper
reasons at first. Through years of reflection, the may have been allowed by G-d to perfect themselves.
True repentance means that a person recognizes a new idea about himself, primarily, an idea about where he is lacking in perfection, to the point that he regrets his act and he decides not to commit the wrong action again.

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