This Too Is For the Good

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(5) SusanE, November 3, 2014 11:44 PM

I understand that everything is for the good. We know that we all are born and that we all will die. Those events and everything in between is for the good. Is it good only for the people or are events also good for our physical world?

(4) Rochel, September 21, 2014 7:02 AM

Great message

I like your old format. The background music and fancy views and added imagery are distracting to your message

(3) BettyG., September 18, 2014 3:54 PM

This too is "for the good"?

Please explain to me how the death of a child or the birth of a child with serious disabilities is "for the good."

Anonymous, September 21, 2014 1:33 AM

Well, a disabled child or a child that dies may not seem something that is for the good but you may be getting great reward in the world to come for the way you treated a disabled child or maybe a death of a child is in place of something that could have been much worse. God has his ways, but we may not understand it. It is like seeing someone getting a vaccine for the dirt time, you may think the doctor is being cruel by placing a needle in someone's body which is painful, but in reality, you aren't seeing the full picture. That vaccine helps to prevent a disease from forming.... Everything God does is for our own good

(2) Mordechai Shuali, September 15, 2014 2:27 AM

For Who (Part 2)

By doing that (what I suggested in the previous comment), the child, sibling, or student will learn TWO things: gam zu l'tovah AND compassion, sympathy, understanding, etc.

(1) Mordechai Shuali, September 15, 2014 2:24 AM

For Who?

A parent, older sibling, teacher, Rebbe, Morah, etc. should certainly project this idea in their actions and words, but should likely NOT invalidate their child's, younger sibling's, or student's feelings through their words. "Yes this is disappointing, discouraging, disheartening, and even BAD (there is after-all a blessing on "bad" tidings)." "I am so sorry this is happening, etc."

 

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