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The Torah basis for personal transformation: You can and must use your past misdeeds for the sake of personal transformation. Essay by Rabbi Simon Jacobson.
After leaving Egypt the people had to traverse the desert for 49 days until they were ready to reach the purpose of their Exodus – receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai. This 49-day process is the key to true freedom.
The second week of counting the Omer corresponds to the emotional attribute of gevurah, discipline or justice.