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Maturity of the Soul

Maturity of the Soul


The ultimate elevation of the soul is to find it has purpose. To discover that it is not here simply to be, but to accomplish, to heal, to make better. In that moment of discovery, the soul graduates from being G‑d’s little child to become His representative.

From the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory; words and condensation by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. To order Rabbi Freeman’s book, Bringing Heaven Down to Earth, click here.
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March 22, 2012
A soul matures
A great perspective on a subject that we should all take to heart as the gift of G-d as life is truly a rewarding blessing from Him. Shalom. Selah.
Roger Dale Hadden
anywhere, usa
March 19, 2012
maturity of the soul
to me, personally, if the ultimate elevation of the soul is to accomplish, make better and heal - as compared to just being - then there's no question in my mind about that moment of discovery - you can feel it in your heart and soul, you just know.
akron, oh
March 19, 2012
Maturity of the Soul
How can we distinguish between a personal objective or desire and a purpose of life? Shalom
Ricardo Abelson
Buenos Aires, Argentina
March 19, 2012
Purpose for beeing
Thanks, Rabbi Tzvi Freeman, for those words, they are not empty words, they are good words. They are comforting. Directors. Reminders. May we all grow up to take a little more responsibility each day. All praise be to our maker, the creator of all.
Mabel Butenschøn
Nesodden, Norway
May 13, 2009
Maturity of the Soul
Perhaps our purpose is to "to be" G-d's little child. It may be that we need to go through a life where we feel we need to accomplish, to heal and to make better, only to find ourselves coming full circle into simply "being" G-d's child. Perhaps the journey of "finding" our purpose is needed to make this discovery ...

"click your heels 3 times ... you've always had the power ... you just didn't believe it".
Thornhill, Canada