The Most Important Commandment For Children: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in the grand scheme, one commandments stands out for children. honoring one’s parents is, for good reason, the top commandment. for the “why,” one must look to another important passage in the torah. being a parent includes the responsibility to teach their children. over the course of history, parents have delegated this reponsibility to religiousContinue reading “The Most Important Commandment For Children: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

On His Deathbed, Did He Honor His Father’s Greatness? Torah Portion Veyechi, Genesis 47-48: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

torah interpretation requires one’s head and mind to be on a swivel. the past and the future can be a means of interpreting the present. while interpretation can take all forms and look at the mere present to find meaning, there are greater connections to be found. thus, israel’s death bed scene may answer pastContinue reading “On His Deathbed, Did He Honor His Father’s Greatness? Torah Portion Veyechi, Genesis 47-48: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Government + Education + Parenting= “Toxic Entitlement”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“if a man has a wayward and rebellious son, who does not obey his father or his mother, and they chasten him, and [he still] does not listen to them, his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city, and to the gate ofContinue reading “Government + Education + Parenting= “Toxic Entitlement”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Consequences Of Child Sacrifice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

parents have dreams and aspirations for their children. even when a child is still in the womb, parents a plotting out their new edition’s pathway towards success. irrespective of physical and mental realities, parents take on sometimes irrational beliefs of their child’s destiny; the next “tiger woods,” the next “albert einstein.” life often gets inContinue reading “The Consequences Of Child Sacrifice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Was “The Greatest Generation” A Big Lie? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

and he established testimony in jacob, and he set down a torah in israel, which he commanded our forefathers to make them known to their sons. in order that the last generation might know, sons who will be born should tell their sons. and they should put their hope in god, and not forget theContinue reading “Was “The Greatest Generation” A Big Lie? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Who’s At Home? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

You shall rise before a venerable person and you shall respect the elderly, leviticus 19:32 in san francisco, california, a 70 year old asian woman was beaten and kicked in the head. during daytime, in her apartment complex, she was assaulted by teens. the brutal assault was caught on video. the vicious kick to theContinue reading “Who’s At Home? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Teach Your Children “Skills” Part II: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in the first blog post, there was a discussion of rabbi yehuda’s wisdom of advising parents to teach their children a trade so that they could be upstanding citizens. to not so, the rabbi opined would be tantamount to teaching them to steal. taking the rabbi’s advice to modern times, the term “skills” versus “trade”Continue reading “Thou Shalt Teach Your Children “Skills” Part II: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Looking In The Mirror Can Be Painful: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

I am not what you would call a handsome man. The good Lord chose not to bless me with… with charm, athletic ability… or a fully functional brain.  paco, waterboy the great character actor mr. clint howard, brother of ron, in the waterboy movie, laid out the epic line “i am not what you wouldContinue reading “Looking In The Mirror Can Be Painful: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Return of The Psychic Cat? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

for the lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. proverbs 2:5 a ten commandments’ project saying is “nothing good happens after midnight” sadly had a “psychic cat” moment. in pittsburgh, pennsylvania, a tragic shooting happened at an airbnb which had a party. at 1100pm, the police came to the residence responding toContinue reading “The Return of The Psychic Cat? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Father Goose Story: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

ms. victoria williard, at the moment, in an attempt to make a video recording in a jacksonville florida parking lot ran into a biological force of nature.  dailymail.com it was fowl on many levels. she was attacked by a member of one of this planet’s greatest parental teams.  while mother goose was away, father gooseContinue reading “A Father Goose Story: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”