Tips for raising a spiritual child

Sherre Hirsch, Rabbi & Relationship Expert, shares her advice she gives to parents whenever she is asked how to raise a spiritual child
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Tips for raising a spiritual child

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It's a really tough question of how to raise a spiritual child. I rely on this ancient piece of Jewish wisdom. You have two pockets. In one pocket, you put a small piece of paper, and you say, "I am but dust and ashes. I am nothing." And in the other pocket, you put, "I am but the center of the world." And the goal is that you walk with the awareness of both those pockets, every day of your life. When you model that for your children, you are really giving them this message: You are the most important thing in this world, but you are also one of many. Make your time count here. If you teach them that, no question, they will be very spiritual people.

Sherre Hirsch, Rabbi & Relationship Expert, shares her advice she gives to parents whenever she is asked how to raise a spiritual child

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Rabbi Sherre Hirsch

Rabbi & Relationship Expert

Rabbi Sherre Hirsch is a mother of four, author, speaker, TV personality, teacher and the spiritual life consultant for Canyon Ranch.  After eight years at Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, she stepped out from behind the formal podium to share her message in all kinds of pulpits from The Today Show to a small baptist church in Alabama.  She published her first book, We Plan, God Laughs: What to Do When Life Hits You Over the Head in 2008; her second book will be published in early 2013. Rabbi Hirsch spends her free time practicing yoga, baking brownies and playing freeze dance with her husband and children.

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