Super Star Loses Award And Its OK: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

You shall commit no injustice in judgment; you shall not favor a poor person or respect a great man; you shall judge your fellow with righteousness. leviticus 19:15 a superstar actor just lost an award.  the governing body rescinded it.   no, this is not about will smith. no, this is not “click bait.” thisContinue reading “Super Star Loses Award And Its OK: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Man’s Life In Women’s Shoes: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

for some, life is about extremes. i am one of these individuals. i am a one percent-er in many aspects of my life. this is tale of one small aspect of my life, my feet. imagine if every united states department store didn’t carry your shoe size. imagine if every shoe store didn’t as well.Continue reading “A Man’s Life In Women’s Shoes: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A New Intelligent Tradition: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

The Lord spoke to Moses saying, send out for yourself men who will scout the Land of Canaan numbers 13:1 the creator of the universe impressed intelligence upon humanity. the creator wished not to dictate everything and be the source of all knowledge and judgment. humanity was intended to use their faculties to navigate throughContinue reading “A New Intelligent Tradition: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Time’s Lost Angel of 1988: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

time magazine’s 2021 athlete of the year choice was controversial. rather than celebrating the victorious, they honored an olympic champion’s decision to withdraw from competition. the withdrawal was premised upon mental health issues. time’s bold approach for 2021 should be cause for them to re-evaluate their 1988 athlete of the year selection. in 1988, thereContinue reading “Time’s Lost Angel of 1988: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Rise of the Classless: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

 “Who gave man a mouth, or who makes [one] dumb or deaf or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord? exodus 4: 11 new zealand prime minister made news when she rudely pushed “a sign language interpreter out of her way during a nationally televised covid press conference.” dailymail her action took place atContinue reading “The Rise of the Classless: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Great People Inspire: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

With a strong hand and with an outstretched arm, for His kindness is eternal psalm 136: 12 as in exodus, great things can be accomplished one a strong hand and arm. hansel emmanuel donato dominguez’ story is accomplishing great things with his strong hand and arm as a one-handed basketball player. “at age six, hanselContinue reading “Great People Inspire: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The “One Day” When God Was Happy: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

god envisioned the impaired to play a big part of his plan. moses, who was speech impaired, was asked to be god’s spokesperson to free his people from bondage. moses, despite god’s assurances, was reluctant. to accommodate moses, god added his moses’ brother aaron to assist. moses’ fear held him back. perhaps, after moses, godContinue reading “The “One Day” When God Was Happy: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Special Person, a Special Moment, and Time Showed That It Was Even More Special Than Thought: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

often, there are accounts of teams or organizations making accommodations to allow for a special needs individual to participate. they may allow the individual to score a touchdown with the opposing team’s cooperation or engage in some symbolic act. these events are wonderful. much credit is due to the participants and their thoughtfulness. this story,Continue reading “A Special Person, a Special Moment, and Time Showed That It Was Even More Special Than Thought: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Baby Moses Monday: Reflections on a Commentary

there is a commentary on the torah, a midrash, which tells the story of a baby moses. it is as follows: “pharaoh’s daughter “loved” baby moses as if he were her own. because he was “so handsome” everyone liked to see him and could not turn away from him. pharaoh himself kissed and hugged moses,Continue reading “Baby Moses Monday: Reflections on a Commentary”