Bo – Vayomeir HaShem El Par’oi

Paroi represents the enemy without and the enemy within. Each of has to become fully familiar with oru shortcoming, our habitual negative tendencies — Yetzer Hora . To do this we have to take the fight up to our enemy, not just to await its attack. Hence Boi el Par’oi: take the initiative and come right up to your Paroi within and tame it. Take the wild stallion and tame it and you will have a powerful servant rathe than a malevolent master.