In every stage of spiritual growth, a person has different impulses and desires. The more elevated a person becomes, the more he has to fight off strong impulses.
A person should not imagine he is on a low level because he feels stronger impulses than before he worked on improvement. Expect new tests whenever you reach a higher spiritual level.
(Talmud, Sukah 52a; Likutai Aitzos - hischazkus 6; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.221)
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