You know the old expression: Sticks and stones can break my bones but words can never hurt me! Whoever coined that never learned Torah and didn't understand much about the human soul. There are plenty of adults walking around today with deep emotional scars that never healed because of a derogatory nickname that someone gave them when they were young. If that someone was a parent, it takes a miracle to heal the insulted child's soul, who grows up with a negative self-image that's worse than a physical handicap. Today's lesson is a must for any parent or for anyone who aspires to be a parent.
Today's podcast was difficult and a very emotional one to record. Our own personal story that you'll hear here has a happy ending, but many similar ones don't. How many healthy and beautiful children are killed each year because of mistaken diagnoses and recommendations - even orders - to expecting parents to abort? If today's message saves even one life, it's worth everything. Listen to this and pass it on, for by doing so, you can be our partner in saving lives, for this is no greater mitzva:
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