The relationship between opportunity, striving, and reality

Shiur #64 in Rav Aharon Kahn’s Hashkafah Series Based on Mishlei with Biur HaGra.

Content Description: The reasons for the complexity of Torah and the multiplicity of mitzvos. The importance of our very relationship to Torah, aside from our actual successful observance thereof. The sense of sadness that a person has in discovering how much Torah he might not succeed in learning or observing. Insight into the purpose of a siyum masechta. Aspirations for greatness, and the reality which strives to achieve that vision.

Citations: This shiur references the following sources: Sefer Tiferes Yisroel of the Maharal of Prague, chapter 5, found in the source packets on page 1, and Sefer Shem Olam, first chelek, 19th chapter, found in the source packets on pages 1-2.

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