Kamael, who is known both as the desired of God and the treasure of God, is one of the more difficult archangels to explain
The first letter, Kaph, is the palm of the hand. The image is of a cupped hand held out to receive something, or of the
fingers of the hand curled around to hold something. The second letter, mem, represents water, which again emphaises the essentially
passive nature of Kamael. rememberin that the origins of Kabbalah are with a primarily dessert people, the receiving of water
takes on a special significance. This fits with the idea of Kamael as the 'Desired of God'. The image conjured is that of
a person in need, who is suffering, and who turns to god to pray for consolation and help; this also fits with the severity
of the sphere of Geburah, for which Kamael is the archangel.
I see a person in the midst of the trials and tribulations of life, who ceases to challenge the injustics of his situation,
becoming passive and acepting, trusting in God to provide. By doing so he opens himself to receive the Treasure of God.
The final two leters, aleph the ox and lamed the ox goad ro whip hows the living waters nourishing the earth to leave
it fertile for cultivation, and the discipline of focussing on cultivating the fruits of life without falling into anger and
recrimination for difficult or unjust situtations.