The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

if there was any house in need of the ten commandments, it was the stackhouse residence. if only the ten commandments were plastered in every room and hallway. perhaps, tragedy could have been avoided. in a time when people decry the ten commandments as an archaic, dated and irrelevant document, news stories prove quite theContinue reading “The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Billion Hits for Tzedakah? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

it wasn’t a great song. it wasn’t a great video. despite that, the music video has over 1 billion views. yes. one billion! the video’s concept and production, however, were a hit. the video production provided real people and their reactions to what occurred. their reactions were priceless. the video’s concept was to take theContinue reading “A Billion Hits for Tzedakah? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Some People Act Like Grown Ups, He Did, He Made the Movie: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

adam sandler just had his greatest acting moment. sorry, happy gilmore bobby boucher in “waterboy” and billy madison can’t compare adam sandler’s award winning performance was in real life, being yourself. he was with his daughter and he, unlike other parents, acted like an adult. an adam sandler ihop restaurant appearance went viral. he wentContinue reading “Some People Act Like Grown Ups, He Did, He Made the Movie: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Movie Recommendation for Teens: How to Live a Life of Excellence and Happiness

when you want to know about life, you go to a rabbi, a priest, an iman? wrong! you go to a sushi chef. not just any sushi chef, you go to the world’s best sushi chef. you go to jiro. as awesome as his sushi must be, he life story is as well. while onlyContinue reading “Movie Recommendation for Teens: How to Live a Life of Excellence and Happiness”

Hear O’ Minor: “Listen”

in the torah. god makes a big point about people listening. one of torah’s most important sentences begins “hear o’ israel.” deuteronomy 6:4. it is the pronouncement of the one god and is known as the “shema.” through jewish religious services, it is repeated many times. perhaps, it is because god knows that humanity hasContinue reading “Hear O’ Minor: “Listen””

The Passover for the Rest of Us? Remembrance of The World’s Pandemic Year: An Opportunity Lost?

passover celebration focuses in part on the remembrance of ten plagues. the focal plague was the tenth plague, the death of the first-born egyptians. the thousands of year old celebration of passover is to be held annually for all eternity. the celebration include the seder which is the retelling of the tale. as it isContinue reading “The Passover for the Rest of Us? Remembrance of The World’s Pandemic Year: An Opportunity Lost?”

Fast Food Moses? A Smashing Event Analyzed: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

recently, video has emerged of a man having a dispute in a fast food restaurant. it appeared he was shorted some “chicken wings” from his order. not getting satisfaction from the workers and apparent management, he proceeded to grab the cash register and smash it to the ground and through it through a window. beforeContinue reading “Fast Food Moses? A Smashing Event Analyzed: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Bullying: A Ten Commandments’ Issue That Was Addressed By The Master

in the book of leviticus, there is the torah portion kedoshim, chapter 19. kedoshim is, in part, a restatement of the ten commandments. kedoshim includes the commandments concerning one god, honoring your mother and father, honoring the sabbath, the lying, and using god’s name in vain. vayikra also expounds upon the commandments. bullying was anContinue reading “Bullying: A Ten Commandments’ Issue That Was Addressed By The Master”

A Vision Lesson Old Testament Style

people lose sight of things. they get emotionally charged. they ” their ability to see: to have vision. for the jewish new year, rosh hashonah, a torah story is read. the story is about abraham’s concubine, hagar, and her and abraham’s son, ishmael. in the story, abraham, at the request of his wife sarah, sendContinue reading “A Vision Lesson Old Testament Style”

Parents, You Can See Things Coming From Miles Away: While You May Not Be Nostradamus, You Need to Trust Your Wisdom: A Ten Commandments’ Story

parents have years of experience and maturity on their children. good parenting must utilize this experience and maturity. parents must trust their instincts. they should never indulge in fantasies. there are times when an experienced parent can see an accident coming from a million miles away. this story was one of them. it was aContinue reading “Parents, You Can See Things Coming From Miles Away: While You May Not Be Nostradamus, You Need to Trust Your Wisdom: A Ten Commandments’ Story”