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Jtube: Everybody Loves Raymond: God

Jtube: Everybody Loves Raymond: God

How would you answer the question?

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Published: June 23, 2012

How would you answer the question?

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Visitor Comments: 9

(6) tanya, July 4, 2012 2:38 AM

there is a book called tanya where it teaches you the whole meaning of why we are here in this world in suc a beautiful manner. you can search you childrens questuons online and write it as biased on chassidus. you would have very good and meaningfull answers to give over to your children

Chaim, July 15, 2012 5:04 PM

Mesillat Yesharim

Mesillat Yesharim (Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto): Chapter one. Without getting into Esoteric Chassidus get the basics from the Messillat Yesharim first.

(5) Anonymous, June 27, 2012 6:01 AM

True pondering by 5yr olds too

I can actually relate. Altho my 7yr old boy never really asked questions the way my 5yr old has and still does, they both ponder this same question. They not only asked this question once but ask it often too. The first time did catch me off guard. It brought me back to that age and how I thought about Gd yet I was completely attached to Gd since then. I do tell my kids that they r on earth to help other people and to do great things in their life to serve in this world. And they still ask but how and why they even exist, what was before they existed and what woulda happened if they didnt exist, i mean sometimes i wonder if all these and more of these ongoing questions are normal. Im just glad I can confirm Gd to them so they r solid in their own life and experience certainty of who Gd is for them and the world they live in. Its not a simple question but I think its a wise one that parents have a duty to teach their kids truth about GD!

S, July 9, 2013 8:18 PM

Heres a few...

Why do we exist? We exist for the purpose of our soul. The point of humanity is the purpose of our existence. If we would not exist. The chapters of our lives will never turn. The meaning our our creation is the meaning of everything. Who is G-D? Mashel: Lets say I own a Car Shop, I sell and develop the motors for my cars. My brain needs to be smarter than the actual motor, or else it can't exist. So to Hashem, he created us, therefore we are unable to know him physically. He created us, he is smarter than us, he runs us. When we are finished in this world, he brings down his hand and brings us up with his warm hand. INFACT: You-everybody can let your kids know, and even you! That in order for us to be in this world we need to fight for it. There are 100's of neshamos which are "fighting" to get here. your existence is so special since you fought, and you were the strongest among the others.

(4) sharona, June 26, 2012 7:39 AM

It mentions in mesilas yesharim, the path of the just, that G-d wants to give us pleasure, and so He gave us Torah and mitzvos here, so we can earn pleasure in the next world. - sidenote, by learning and practicing, we bring light and blessing to the world also

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