A Media Libel of The Catholic Church? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

news media love to have access representatives. governments, religions, and institutions have individuals who speak on behalf of the organization. news media having exclusive interviews with individuals such as the president of the united states or the pope give the outlet prestige. these interviews generate public interest for the publication. the media, however, when theyContinue reading “A Media Libel of The Catholic Church? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Honor Christmas: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

tradition, tradition tevye two members of the tribe have been put on the naughty list this holiday season… american jewish immigrants historically admire christmas. tradition, sharing, goodwill and time with family are all values embraced by jewish culture. for jews, seeing these value played out on a large scale of the pre-dominant christian society isContinue reading “Thou Shalt Honor Christmas: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shall Not “Fauci”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

it’s christmas time, there’s no need to be afraidat christmas time, we let in light and we banish shade feed the world the verb is a powerful part of language. a verb describes an act. over thousands of years, acts have been complied and been reduced to verbs. in modern times, we have the inventedContinue reading “Thou Shall Not “Fauci”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A True Story About Telling the Truth: Reflections on the Late Great Dan Fogelberg’s “Same Old Lang Syne”

being honest with oneself and life is one of the hardest things to do. life is full of pain, regret and missed opportunities. we are blessed that dan fogelberg had a chance encounter with his high school sweetheart. this encounter was turned into the song “same old lang syne.” pjstar.com the song captures how weContinue reading “A True Story About Telling the Truth: Reflections on the Late Great Dan Fogelberg’s “Same Old Lang Syne””

Holiday Miracles and NCIS Rule #39: A Gibbsian Tale

a popular tv series, ncis, has a lead character, leroy jethro gibbs. he developed a series of rules with respect to life and investigating crime. rule # 39, provides that “there is no such thing as a coincidence.” do you believe in miracles? do you believe in coincidences? when coincidences are so many, what shouldContinue reading “Holiday Miracles and NCIS Rule #39: A Gibbsian Tale”

A Christmas Song’s Important Message

the song “santa clause is coming to town” is a staple during the holiday season. the song was written in 1934. the fact that has remained popular for approximately 86 years is in part due to its lyrics. the song has one poignant line about life: “so be good for goodness sake.” the ten commandmentsContinue reading “A Christmas Song’s Important Message”