Getting Over The Hump…Day: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

you deal with “manic” monday. you ate to your heart’s content on “taco” tuesday. now, you have reached wednesday, the dreaded “hump” day. where are you on this proverbial hump? are you climbing up to reach the top? are you on top looking down at the beginning and end of the week? are you onContinue reading “Getting Over The Hump…Day: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Medical Moses: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

dr. jamal rifi is sort of a moses of medicine. now, he is the moses in absentia. a lebanese military tribunal sentenced dr. rifi to 10 years in absentia. his offense: working with the project rozana charitable organization. thetimesofisrael.com dr. rifi’s criminal troubles provide the opportunity publicize the good works of the charitable organization whichContinue reading “The Medical Moses: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Seinfeld “Friend Nazi?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale

why can’t we be friends? war larry david’s hit tv comedy seinfeld had the famous “soup nazi” character. mr. david’s recent anti-social behavior leads one to question whether mr. david has become the “friend nazi.” the “soup nazi” was a restaurant proprietor. he maintained strict ordering rules. customers failing to follow instructions were denied serviceContinue reading “The Seinfeld “Friend Nazi?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The OK Moses: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in our troubled times, it is the “little” people who are making the “big” difference. allyson reneau knew that she was one of the few concerned. thus, this oklahoma woman took it upon herself stage an “exodus” of her own. aided by a plane and passports, she led 11 members of the afghan all-girls roboticContinue reading “The OK Moses: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Angry Truth: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

anger can tell you much about a person. self-deception causes anger. misreading or misjudging brings forth anger. one’s lack of faith in oneself as a truth seeker is disturbing. this anger projects both outward and inward. this anger can manifest in lashing out at others. a recent outburst from professor laurence tribe provides an excellentContinue reading “The Angry Truth: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Not Burn My Name In Vain? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

You shall not take the name of the Lord, your God, in vain, for the Lord will not hold blameless anyone who takes His name in vain. exodus 20:7 was mr. abou an artist or arsonist when he burned god’s name? the term “artist” is a title with no qualification. no academic program bestows theContinue reading “Thou Shalt Not Burn My Name In Vain? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Searching For Good: A Ten Commandments’ Story

there is nothing new under the sun ecclesiastes – Chapter 1:9 my old backyard was filled with matured fruit trees. they had been there years. persimmons, figs, tangerines, and avocados were aplenty. the word got out. the backyard became the unofficial salad bar for the neighborhood wildlife. during the day and night, they all tookContinue reading “Searching For Good: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Thou Shall Not Say %#^@? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

foolish stories sometimes have important messages. humanity’s corruptive influence at a “wildlife park” is this story’s subject. it wasn’t a story of animal cruelty. arguably, it was something worse. in 2020, an english wildlife park became infested with f-bombs dropping from the sky. certain of the park’s winged residents were acting in a foul manner.Continue reading “Thou Shall Not Say %#^@? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Greatness Hmong Us: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the lee family gave america a gift. they reminded the united states of both american spirit and greatness. the lee family, via their daughter, ms. suni lee, offer a much needed story of dedication, hardwork, family values, and overcoming adversity. ms. suni lee’s gold in the overall women’s gymnastic team will hopefully inspire people toContinue reading “The Greatness Hmong Us: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Courage to Not Be Courageous? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

olympic great simone biles, with her withdrawal from olympic competition, just joined the train of celebrities praised for showing the courage to not be courageous. ms. biles, along with the likes of prince harry, are in a unique position. unlike many who suffer mental health issues, they are celebrities positioned to monetize their mental healthContinue reading “Courage to Not Be Courageous? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”