The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

if there was any house in need of the ten commandments, it was the stackhouse residence. if only the ten commandments were plastered in every room and hallway. perhaps, tragedy could have been avoided. in a time when people decry the ten commandments as an archaic, dated and irrelevant document, news stories prove quite theContinue reading “The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Proper Parroting to Proper Parenting: If You Are Planning to Have Children or Have Young Children, This is a Must Read: A Ten Commandment’s Tale

as a parent deserving of being honored by their children in accordance with the ten commandments, much can be learned from proper parroting. why parrots? parrots are smarter than your young children! there are estimates that parrots can possess the intelligence of a 4 1/2 year old human. in addition, they have all the trappingsContinue reading “Proper Parroting to Proper Parenting: If You Are Planning to Have Children or Have Young Children, This is a Must Read: A Ten Commandment’s Tale”

Some People Act Like Grown Ups, He Did, He Made the Movie: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

adam sandler just had his greatest acting moment. sorry, happy gilmore bobby boucher in “waterboy” and billy madison can’t compare adam sandler’s award winning performance was in real life, being yourself. he was with his daughter and he, unlike other parents, acted like an adult. an adam sandler ihop restaurant appearance went viral. he wentContinue reading “Some People Act Like Grown Ups, He Did, He Made the Movie: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

When You Are Down On Yourself, There is Always Family: A Movie Recommendation

the movie, with certain issues, may be offensive to some. for others, it may not be to their liking. with an open mind, however, this movie is all about family. it is a wonderful tale about how family members have the capability to make a difference and find happiness. to do so, however, they haveContinue reading “When You Are Down On Yourself, There is Always Family: A Movie Recommendation”

Honoring Your Mother and Father In A Song: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“if I could get another chance another walk, another dance with him i’d play a song that would never ever end” “dance with my father” luther vandross, richard marx everyone’s childhood is different. not everyone has an idyllic childhood or parent-child relationship. things happen. mr. luther vandross’ childhood hit a rough spot when, at theContinue reading “Honoring Your Mother and Father In A Song: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Mother of Biblical Proportion: Part VI of the Series

the torah’s brillance is that it presents the reader morally challenging stories for discussion and debate. for example, abraham’s binding of isaac always evokes strong opinions. was abraham right or wrong when he attempted to sacrifice his son at god’s request? in the end, we can become better people by engaging in these discussions. theContinue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Mother of Biblical Proportion: Part VI of the Series”

“Exodus”: He Wrote The Song and Album

he was like no other singer. he sang of love, peace and praising the lord. he “implored his people to know their history “coming from the root of king david, through the line of solomon.” cite “he was rebelling against the circumstances in which he and so many people found themselves.” cite. he was bobContinue reading ““Exodus”: He Wrote The Song and Album”

Old School Disneyland and the Ten Commandments

disneyland, back in the day, had a ticket system for their rides. park attendees would receive a book of tickets. the tickets were given the letters “a” through “e.” rides in the park were assigned a ticket value. an “a” ticket was for lesser rides such as the carousel. the “e” ticket was for theContinue reading “Old School Disneyland and the Ten Commandments”

The Ultimate Parenting Challenge

in the book of genesis, the ultimate parenting challenge was tasked upon rebecca. her parenting challenge was of the highest level of complexity. it was both multigenerational, foundational to nations. and was a “mission from god.” rebecca’s husband isaac had issues. he was the subject of a conflict with his older half-brother, ishmael as toContinue reading “The Ultimate Parenting Challenge”

A Tale of a Child’s Rebellion

i ran into a wonderful caring mother who i have known for years. she had a developmentally disabled child. the child i believed was at at least eighteen or may have been in her early 20s. this mother was depressed. she told me that there has been a change in her daughter. she no longerContinue reading “A Tale of a Child’s Rebellion”