Musar : Ethics of the Sages #13 | Gift of the Bible Part 2: Earning Everything in our Lives - Vital Transformation

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Musar : Ethics of the Sages #13 | Gift of the Bible Part 2: Earning Everything in our Lives

March 8, 2022

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To follow along with the text of this study, visit: https://www.sefaria.org/sheets/390148?lang=bi.

Embark on a spiritual journey with Rabbi Eliyahu Jian in this transformative session titled “Gift of the Bible Part 2: Earning Everything in Our Lives,” part of the enlightening Musar series available on Vital Transformation’s YouTube channel. Rabbi Jian delves deep into the spiritual principle of earning our blessings and the avoidance of the “bread of shame” — a concept rooted in Kabbalistic teachings that emphasizes the importance of self-effort and creation in connecting with the Divine.

In this session, Rabbi Jian explores the essential question: Why does God require us to work for our connection to Him? He explains that the discomfort and shame we feel when receiving unearned gifts, or the “bread of shame,” stem from moving away from the perfection of our creation in the Creator’s image. The Creator, being the ultimate source of creation, imbued us with the desire and capability to create — be it wealth, love, or spiritual enlightenment.

Rabbi Jian further illuminates how every aspect of our lives, including studying Torah, performing mitzvot, and even our professional endeavors, are opportunities to align with the Creator’s image. This session offers profound insights into how challenges and efforts in our lives serve as the greatest blessings, pushing us towards self-improvement and a deeper spiritual connection.

This video is not merely an academic lecture; it is a call to introspection and spiritual growth, urging viewers to embrace effort, overcome the fear of shame, and earn their spiritual and material blessings. Rabbi Jian’s teachings remind us that our true essence and individuality, our “soul’s design,” can only be fully realized through our own actions and creations.

Whether you’re seeking spiritual guidance, interested in Kabbalistic wisdom, or simply looking for motivation to embrace life’s challenges, this video promises to inspire, challenge, and guide you toward a life of purpose, fulfillment, and divine connection.

Keywords: Rabbi Eliyahu Jian, Musar series, Kabbalistic teachings, spiritual growth, self-effort, bread of shame, Divine connection, Torah study, mitzvot, personal creation.

Watch now and discover the transformative power of earning every aspect of your life, paving the way for a deeper connection with the Divine and a fulfilling life of creation and purpose.

 

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