The Right Kind of Worries

Anxiety due to worldly events versus anxiety over the proper fulfillment of one’s spiritual responsibilities. Psychological obsession contrasted with a preoccupation with doing mitzvos correctly.

Rambam’s perspective on those who cling to Hashem and are willing to forego working towards a natural means of sustenance.   Relation to the brachos of Barech Aleinu and Al HaTzadikim.

Short term versus long term concerns.

Suggestion regarding the teshuvah of Yehoshua ben Gamla and his work in developing chinuch for all of Eretz Yisrael.

Citations: In addition to the commentaries on Mishlei, this shiur references the Sefer Ya’arosDvash 1stchelek 5thdrush, Gemara Yoma 9a with Maharsha and Yoma 18a with Ritva and S'fas Emes.