Profound and Moving--Or Not; The Joys and Struggles of Parenting.
Last night at bedtime, I thought I would give my children wisdom. So I quoted from Reb Nachman of Bratslav, a man who lived a hard life with great wisdom and joy and helped to transform the major religion of Judaism.
The whole world, he said, is a very narrow bridge. And it is absolutely essential to not be afraid.
"Kind of sucks if you're scared of heights," said my teenager, and he went to sleep.