The Stories That Shaped The Ten Commandments, Part #4: Genesis 39:6-20: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

joseph’s stories are perhaps the most memorable with respect to the ten commandments. the story of joseph and potiphar’s wife evidences that the “actual” children of israel, as opposed to the “children of israel” who were at mt. sinai, were conscious of some of the commandments prior to their issuance. in other words, the tenContinue reading “The Stories That Shaped The Ten Commandments, Part #4: Genesis 39:6-20: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

When Commandments Collide: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

if i were a rich man tevye the news headlines are abound involving accusation of adultery involving two of the wealthiest individuals on the planet. with the accusations, there have also been denials. who is telling the truth? does it matter? the wall street journal reports that mr. elon musk has an affair with mr.Continue reading “When Commandments Collide: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Morality Play Breaks Out At The Oscars: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

mr. will smith’s striking presenter mr. chris rock will be the subject of many discussions. the discussion can be about violence, the discussion can be about bullying, the discussion can be about open marriage and adultery, and the discussion can be about intellectual property rights. yes. intellectual property rights. prior to the academy awards, mr.Continue reading “A Morality Play Breaks Out At The Oscars: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A King’s Song About Adultery? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

it was a song destined to be sung by a king. not king david, however. rather, a modern day king of sorts took the stage to perform it. this modern psalm penned by songwriter mark james and recorded by rock n’ rock royalty topped the charts. music king elvis presley made the song “suspicious minds”Continue reading “A King’s Song About Adultery? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

“Blurred Lines” Is Now More Than A Song: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

robin thicke’s song “blurred lines” became a super hit in part due to its sexy music video featuring beautiful models almost naked. it has over 784 million views. an unrated version of the music video was also produced. this as well was highly popular with 75 million views. these two videos illustrate the problematic ofContinue reading ““Blurred Lines” Is Now More Than A Song: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Sometimes “The Office” is Not a Comedy: A Ten Commandments’ Story

” that’s the stupidest ***** idea I’ve ever heard’ bill gates adultery is supposedly a spousal matter. infidelity, however, plays itself into the world. family, friends, associates and co-workers become unwilling participants and conspirators in the adulterous act. allegations of bill gates’ infidelity illustrate these uncomfortable dynamics. the dailymail reports he allegedly pursued sexual affairsContinue reading “Sometimes “The Office” is Not a Comedy: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

And the Lord Said, “Thou Shall Not Wear Large Designer Logos?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale

while designer brand logos raise issues concerning idolatry, they also may raise issues concerning adultery. a recent scientific study indicates that large designed logos may indicate promiscuity. according to a recent study, men who were “large logo shirts would be more interested in brief sexual affairs and less interested in long-term, committed romantic relationships, comparedContinue reading “And the Lord Said, “Thou Shall Not Wear Large Designer Logos?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Changing Seasons, Changing Attitudes: the Journey of Moral Living

“everything has an appointed season, and there is a time for every matter under the heaven. a time to give birth and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to uproot that which is planted. a time to kill and a time to heal; a time to break and a timeContinue reading “Changing Seasons, Changing Attitudes: the Journey of Moral Living”