Sometimes A Commandment Will Get In The Way: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

sunday there was no post. it was not because of a holiday. it was due to the need to fulfill a commandment. our 90 plus year old father with alzheimers was ill with a condition, left untreated, would be life threatening. on saturday, there were signs the treatment prescribed was not effective. this led toContinue reading “Sometimes A Commandment Will Get In The Way: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

He Called A Time-Out In the Game of Life: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

it was a bold and powerful mood, my father, in real life, called a “time out.” years ago, at the conclusion of the yom kippur holiday, extended family would get together at a house to “break the fast. ” those attending, having come from services, were dressed in formal attire. my father, all ready toContinue reading “He Called A Time-Out In the Game of Life: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Honor (Other’s) Mother and Father? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

And you shall teach them to your sons and speak of them when you sit in your house deuteronomy 6:7 parents have obligations to raise children. the torah ascribes a moral obligation. in modern society, parents have legal obligations toward their childrens’ health and welfare. the disney corporation does not have such an obligation towardContinue reading “Honor (Other’s) Mother and Father? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Honor Your Parents (By Taking Their Keys): A Ten Commandments’ Tale

with prolonged health comes prolonged aging. many parents live to past 80 years of age. extended life leads to deteriorating motor vehicle skills. sensory losses to both to vision and hearing combined with diminished reflexes can lead to poor reaction times. as a result, unsafe and deadly driving can occur. children after often stand inContinue reading “Thou Shalt Honor Your Parents (By Taking Their Keys): A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Super (Life) Moment: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the ultimate life goal was cemented in my early teens. the goal was not a profession, winning some award, or having an athletic achievement. it was to have a family and become a parent. being awkward and unusual, this endeavor was a daunting task. over coming shyness to ask some one out, actually getting aContinue reading “The Super (Life) Moment: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

When A Black Mother Refused To Let Her Son Become History: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

while i never met my client’s mother, she influenced my entire life and career. she defined decision-making, courage, love, the practice of medicine, and dissent. my now deceased client shared with me the story of when he suffered from a life threatening brain bleed condition. he was taken to a local los angeles county hospital.Continue reading “When A Black Mother Refused To Let Her Son Become History: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

One Tough Mother: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

honor your mother and father as the russian-ukrainian tensions mount, narratives emerge. one of ukraine’s is telling. asking mariana zhaglo’s children whether they should honor their mother is now a loaded question. the impending conflict has led this ukranian mother of three to acquire a sniper rifle. she is preparing to use if necessary. ms.Continue reading “One Tough Mother: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Honor Your Parrot? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

beware, family parrots may not believe they are pets. their keen linguistic skills and intelligence allows them to make meaningful communication to humans. their constant observations allow them understand humans more than we think. a family’s parrot used its skills to move up the hierarchy. the family’s mother stayed at home during the day. asContinue reading “Honor Your Parrot? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Miracle, That Wasn’t A Miracle, But Then, It Was: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i believe in miracles hot chocolate it was late friday afternoon, my eyes fax coming through. a long awaited document just arrived. hooray! a sigh of relief. the trial exhibit that would make get my client their well deserved benefits arrived. a miracle! a weekend without worries. had the document not arrived, there was backContinue reading “The Miracle, That Wasn’t A Miracle, But Then, It Was: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Mom With A Conviction: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

parents often need to teach their children how to be honored. ms. lynn savage, a dedicated mother, has taught both her daughter and the united states an important lesson: “how do you take care of a sicked loved one?” her story is also about the ever increasing intellectual dishonesty, corruption and dysfunction with medical institutions.Continue reading “A Mom With A Conviction: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”