Thursday, July 10, 2008
Our Homes and Our Schools Can't Be "Rebbe Factories"
The above picture that I took while driving recently, with some help from an e-conversation with Neil from Modern Uberdox and Mentch Israel, reminded me neither we as parents nor our schools can be "Rebbe Factories," producing identical "perfect tzadik" children. Each child has different skills, talents, and personality traits that require a different approach. We and our schools need to be flexible enough to realize that Hashem may not have the same plans for what kind of Yiddin our children will become as we do. So we must constantly adapt according to His plans.
(Picture courtesy of Me)
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