Toldos – The Secret of Motivation

What is the concept of motivation – what drives us to do the things we do? How can we motivate ourselves to do something that we are not so motivated by? What was the fundamental flaw of Esav, and why was he therefore called ‘Edom’ – ‘Red?’ What is the foundational idea of distinguishing between truth and falsehood and being able to properly use the intellect to see beyond the superficial? How does one move from being motivated by things with great attraction to being motivated by things with little or even negative attraction? What is the difference in how one feels after doing each of this types of actions? How does this all connect to the idea of ‘Lishma’ – doing things for the sake of Heaven?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 27:53

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