Glamorless Kindness

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(3) Anonymous, November 20, 2019 3:31 PM

Was the mother right or wrong?

The point being made here seems to be that "charity begins at home" which is fine. However, isn't it perfectly reasonable, that while teaching a child that at 5 pm making super is the priority over a playdate, it also is true that bringing supper to a choleh may briefly delay the family supper? Not because it is more glamorous, but because it is at that moment a more pressing need. What better way to teach the naturally self-absorbed child to broaden his vision of the world? (Since the child is asking for a playdate, I'm assuming that there is no immediate urgency for the family supper. )

(2) Anonymous, November 6, 2015 2:10 AM

Citation?

I agree!!! Well stated. Just wondering when the "Sages" are mentioned, what is the source? I would like to look it up and use it for something else. Thank you!

(1) Rhonda Stock, October 24, 2013 11:22 AM

So True

Very important lesson! Love should begin at home.

 

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