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I was thinking today about raising children, and dealing with the fact that they have Free Will, too. Nothing we can do or say as their parents removes their free will. So at least some of our children, some of the time, will make us sad, or angry, or hurt. Not because we did anything wrong, but because our children get to be independent, or rebellious, or stupid.
And I think this is all by design. We get to know how G-d feels.Published in