Esther & Joseph: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

esther and joseph’s stories share commonalities. they both take place in foreign countries, they both involve beautiful people, their stories take place in the seat of government, and their stories are ones in which god is not in the foreground. esther and joseph bring their morality into foreign settings. with their intermarriages, they mainstream intoContinue reading “Esther & Joseph: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

When Muscle Memory Was Moral Memory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

law enforcement officers deserve respect and deference with respect to their job performance. law enforcement positions require both training and ongoing training. this training can be physically demanding. frequently officers sustain injuries while training. officers, as part of their training, practice with their law enforcement lethal and non-lethal weapons. there was recently a high profileContinue reading “When Muscle Memory Was Moral Memory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Your Personal Diversity Coach, Part I: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a drug problem? go to rehab; a drinking problem? go to alcoholics anonymous; a racial offense or micro aggression problem? go to a diversity coach? humanity has always required an “erasure” mechanism. individuals falling off of the contemporary “straight and narrow” path must have a means of getting back on it; a way to cleanseContinue reading “Your Personal Diversity Coach, Part I: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Big, Big, Big Man On Campus: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“To be happy and be at peace, I would’ve been shocked. I wouldn’t have thought it was possible.” michaey sweetney in 2019, nypost reported an excellent nypost human interest story on mr. michael sweetney’s post-nba life and success. at the time of that article, he was the assistant coach of a division iii basketball teamContinue reading “The Big, Big, Big Man On Campus: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Powering Through For Success: Learned Lessons: The Challenge of Uncertainty

uncertainty is a trap which holds us back. uncertainty gives us an excuse to stop pursuing our dreams and goals. admittedly, there are times when there is the need to “wait on the sidelines.” for example, there may be uncertainty based upon data. one looking to buy a home may wish to wait when thereContinue reading “Powering Through For Success: Learned Lessons: The Challenge of Uncertainty”

Complaint Syndrome? The Great PT Robbins Confronts An Issue That May Be Holding You Back In Your Life

pt robbins is here to motivate you again. do you have “complaint syndrome?” is your complaining holding you back in life? nor worries, pt robbins offers a money in the bank strategy to assist you with “complaint syndrome.” “complaint syndrome” is two-fold. first, are you a bad complainer? do you have issues you need toContinue reading “Complaint Syndrome? The Great PT Robbins Confronts An Issue That May Be Holding You Back In Your Life”

Come Back to the Dojo for Another Lesson: A Mr. Miyagi Moment of The Need to Focus on Our Filter

mr. myagi of karate kid fame is the great sensei with respect to the art of focus. the art of focus goes beyond martial arts moves. the art of the focus deals with mental martial arts moves as well. focus is important with respect to our language. we all have thought and take these thoughtsContinue reading “Come Back to the Dojo for Another Lesson: A Mr. Miyagi Moment of The Need to Focus on Our Filter”

Why You Get High? Read This Even Though You Don’t Want To: A Sabbath Tale

when do you get high? celebrations. when you are feeling good, why not add a little something. as we watch sporting celebrations, it is all too common to see the cracking open of a bottle of champagne. boredom. when you have nothing better to do, what better thing to do but get high. emotional orContinue reading “Why You Get High? Read This Even Though You Don’t Want To: A Sabbath Tale”

Your Personal Moral Trainer? We Have Fitness Trainers, So Why Not Moral Trainers?

my knowledge of the late supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg is quite limited. i got through some of the move about her life. i occasionally read articles about her. sadly, the one of the only things that really sticks out to me about her illustrious life is that she was a fitness fanatic andContinue reading “Your Personal Moral Trainer? We Have Fitness Trainers, So Why Not Moral Trainers?”