Planting and Building to Kindle a Soul

“We must learn how to give our child…the joy, beauty, and splendor of fulfilling a mitzvah… We must show our children their purpose and mission in this world. We must open their eyes to the wonders of creation too. When we plant emunah like this in a child, there is hope that the child will grow into someone who independently yearns to study Torah and perform mitzvos. When he himself wants to grow, then we have hit the educational target… A parent must ignite the soul of his child until the flames of love for Torah rise on their own.”

-Rabbi Shlomo Wolbe, PLANTING AND BUILDING, p. 76


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s