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”