“אִישׁ אִמּוֹ וְאָבִיו תִּירָאוּ וְאֶת שַׁבְּתֹתַי תִּשְׁמֹרוּ אֲנִי יְהוָה אֱלֹהֵיכֶם”
“’Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am YHVH your God.”
The Torah instructs us to respect our Mother and Father as we should honor the Holy One Blessed be He. Our body formed by a Father and a Mother. The Holy One brought the soul and the force of life into the body. They are the three partners in the process of our creation, and we should respect and honor all of them.
Similarly, we have three partners above that created Adam. He was created from the soil of the ground but not of this earth. God used the soil of the Holy Temple from the world of B’riah, Creation. His Father and Mother were Zeir Anpin, and Malchut and the Holy King brought the spirit of Life into him from the Light of Binah. Because of that relation, we need to fear and respect the three partners. They connect us to Life and spiritually we always depend on them even if the parents in this world are no longer with us.
To create a new life in this world, a father and a mother come together unifying light from the man that is an aspect of Zeir Anpin and inject this light into the vessel of a woman that is ready with the fertilized ground (egg). Forty days after the seed of life was absorbed into the ‘ground,’ the vessel receives the appointed soul for that body, and life force begins to flow into the body of the fetus.
The fetus is formed from atoms of this world, coming together through the nutrition system of the mother (soil from the ground). As fathers and mothers, we can affect the new life we bring to this world by having a high level of spiritual and earthly nutrition.