A Rabbi was talking to a BT and questioned â€œyouâ€™re follow such a big leniency!?â€ The BT responded, â€œbut you told me I could do that!â€. The Rabbi responded, â€œbut that was 10 years agoâ€.
Parents teach and send their children to schools where they learn about Torah, prayer, and mitzvos. Was it made clear to them that they have to continue learning about Torah, prayer, and mitzvos for their entire lives?
At some point spiritual growth becomes the individualâ€™s responsibility. After 120 (or even after 30), I donâ€™t think blaming our parents or kiruv/high school/beis medresh/shul/ Rebbeim is going to cut it.
Observant Judaism is not about becoming frum, being frum, or staying frum. Observant Judaism is about continual growth. It’s about growing in learning Torah, growing in Prayer, growing in Chesed, growing in our Love of Hashem.
I’m glad somebody told me.