We Have A Friend In High Places: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

and god heard the lad’s voice, and an angel of god called to hagar from heaven, and said to her, “what is troubling you, hagar? fear not, for god has heard the lad’s voice in the place where he is. genesis 21:17 friends in high places can be important. pennsylvania emergency room patients found out.Continue reading “We Have A Friend In High Places: 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”

Was He a God Fella? God, Sarah & Humor: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“I make you laugh, I’m here to … amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny? joe pesci, good fellas was joe pesci goodfellas’ epic scene inspired by the god fella? the torah records a similar scene. perhaps, the henry hill character was inspired by the matriarch sarah. the storyContinue reading “Was He a God Fella? God, Sarah & Humor: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Helping The Few To Help the Many? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

‘logic clearly dictates that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few… or the needs of the one’ Spock leonard nimoy lived in my neighborhood. walking to and from elementary school, i always have my eyes out for him as i passed by his residence. i was in “search for spock. ”Continue reading “Helping The Few To Help the Many? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Is Wikipedia Truth-a-Pedia? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

Do not add to the word which I command you, nor diminish from it, to observe the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you. deuteronomy 4:2 god’s pronouncement prohibiting text change to the torah evidences his brilliant vision and understanding of human nature. this is to be expected from the master ofContinue reading “Is Wikipedia Truth-a-Pedia? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Mankind’s Retelling of the Story of Cain and Abel Is Often Flawed, Why? The Most Important Life Advice You Will Ever Receive: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

And the Lord said to Cain, “Why are you annoyed, and why has your countenance fallen? Is it not so that if you improve, it will be forgiven you? If you do not improve, however, at the entrance, sin is lying, and to you is its longing, but you can rule over it.” ‘ genesis,Continue reading “Mankind’s Retelling of the Story of Cain and Abel Is Often Flawed, Why? The Most Important Life Advice You Will Ever Receive: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Now, There is Only “ME” in Team: A Ten Commandments’ Story

a recent supreme court decision concerning amateur sports and ever growing social media enterprise have effectively destroyed the team concept. individuals, for money or fame, are seeking to position themselves as sport’s gods or idols. the world moving forward, however, may not be as bright as these budding idols believe. two stories addressing sports idolismContinue reading “Now, There is Only “ME” in Team: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

A God Dog Moment: A Ten Commandments’ Story

it was an old blind dog on its last paw of life. this arthritis airdale terrier spent most of its days laying down. its owner, a forensic psychiatrist, would bring the dog to work. this psychiatrist reported on one of my legal cases. occasionally, i would depose the doctor. a deposition is an informal courtContinue reading “A God Dog Moment: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

A Nobel Encounter: A Moment in Time With Isaac B. Singer

many decades ago, i acted as a runner at a publication. occasionally, i would sneak into events with as a press member to secure interviews. my biggest catch, perhaps, was the nobel prize laureate, isaac b. singer. he came to the news recently with the publication of a prayer he had written in 1952. myContinue reading “A Nobel Encounter: A Moment in Time With Isaac B. Singer”

No Dojo For You! The People Even Mr. Miyagi Couldn’t Save: Promised Land Syndrome: A Ten Commandment’s Tale

our resident sensei, mr. myagi, is all about having a foundation. he is all about not giving into fear. as mr. miyagi has expoused, one must conquer their fear and remember their roots which will lead to success. a pivotal moment in the ten commandments’ story was all about fear. moses was preparing the jewishContinue reading “No Dojo For You! The People Even Mr. Miyagi Couldn’t Save: Promised Land Syndrome: A Ten Commandment’s Tale”