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”

What Happens When Promises Go Gaga? A Doggone Moral Debate Ensues: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a dog-napping, an attempted murder and a debate about promises. when lady gaga had two of her dogs stolen, she proclaimed a “no questions asked‘ $500,000 reward for her two stolen dogs.” independent. her offer was shocking on multiple levels. first, she reward did not address the capture of the dognappers who nearly killed herContinue reading “What Happens When Promises Go Gaga? A Doggone Moral Debate Ensues: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Rules For Some, Rules For None: A Rollerball Society: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“No, there aren’t. There aren’t any rules at all.” Jonathan E Rollerball (1975) while george orwell’s novels 1984 and animal farm describe the current world of politics and power. the 1975 movie “rollerball” offers an additional dimension. have governments, social activists and corporations worked in concert to create a societal vision? this question, in part,Continue reading “Rules For Some, Rules For None: A Rollerball Society: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

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?”

Was He Such a Genius That He Thought There Were Only Nine Commandments? A Ten Commandments’ Tale of Adultery

“every bee that brings the honey needs a sting to be completeand we all must learn to taste the bitter with the sweet” naomi shemer many historical figures had collisions courses with the ten commandments. king david and albert einstein had trouble with a particular commandment. we are all human, we all make mistakes. weContinue reading “Was He Such a Genius That He Thought There Were Only Nine Commandments? A Ten Commandments’ Tale of Adultery”

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”

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””