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How Does Evil Get Its Power?

Letters and Numbers of Torah - Ki-Tisa

How Does Evil Get Its Power?: Letters and Numbers of Torah - Ki-Tisa

In this portion, we read G-d's Thirteen Attributes of Mercy: "G-d, G-d, compassionate G-d and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in kindness and truth, preserver of kindness for two thousand generations. " In the word "notzar" (preserver of kindness) the letter nun is unusually large. Later in the portion, G-d prohibits the Jews from serving "another god." The letter reish in the word "acher" (other) is also unusually large. What is the meaning of these large letters?
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