Imagination vs Reality: Our imagination is a blessed aspect of our humanity, but it must be reigned in to serve the greater good that is the reality in which we live and serve G-d. This is the lesson that Moshe will spend the final 37 days of his life on this earth teaching Israel, and this is the lesson that we must take home with us on Shabbat Chazon: The Holy Temple that we see in our mind’s eye is the one that we will build with our own two hands.
Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)
Parashat Devarim is read on Shabbat:
Av 9, 5772/July 28, 2012