Why God gives us kids

A publisher and a rabbi walk into a kosher restaurant. . . .That’s not the setup to a joke. A few years ago I had lunch with Rabbi Daniel Lapin at the wonderful Grins Vegetarian Café in Nashville (then and maybe now the only kosher joint around). We talked about several different things, among them our families.“You know why God gives us children, don’t you?” he asked me.“Why?”“So that we’ll stop being children.”I’ve thought about that ever since and think it’s basically rig … [Read more...]