Month: June 2017

George and Martha, Frog and Toad

As a young child, one of our daughters had an exceedingly difficult time controlling her temper and her tongue. When I had my act together, I would spin thinly veiled bedtime stories for her about a mice family dealing with the same issues as she and her siblings faced. Listening to those tales allowed her...

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My Ambitious Husband

My husband has a great deal of ambition and works long hours. I know that he is doing this for our future but I feel like we have no life to speak of at present. How do I deal with these feelings? Karma Dear Karma, Without knowing you, your husband or more details, this is...

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Did You Respond ‘Yes’?

Here is a quick yes/no quiz which will reveal important information about your personality: Do you occasionally make thoughtless remarks which you later regret? Are you usually concerned about the need to protect your health? Is it normally hard for you to own up and take the blame? Do you sometimes resent the efforts of...

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Jury Duty

I am not sure that I was entirely truthful earlier this week. I’m not sure that anyone else with me in the room was either. We were together in a courtroom, having been chosen as the pool from which a jury would be selected. The presiding judge asked a series of questions. For each question,...

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Why the different childbirth rules?

In Leviticus 12 it talks about the purification of women after childbirth. Why is the woman considered unclean for twice the amount of time if she gives birth to a female than if she gives birth to a male? (I understand being unclean from a medical perspective of healing, but I thought it took the...

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Do You Know Who Is Fighting America’s Real War?

Back in the 90s I wrote a book, America’s Real War. In it I demonstrated how a deep canyon cuts through American culture. On one side are all those who believe that Biblically-based Judeo Christian values are vital for our nation’s survival. On the other side are those who view such values as primitive obstructions to...

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Seeing Eye-to-Eye

Reading your rabbi’s observations about a baby’s behavior is probably going to be as incongruous as overhearing a cannibal enthusing about a veggie burger made of sweet potato, quinoa and black beans with a little creamy lime aioli drizzled on top. (Not sure what lime aioli is?  Me neither.) Nonetheless, I must tell you of...

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Having it All

I got a lovely Mother’s Day card from one of my daughters that brought tears of joy to my eyes, but it also highlighted one of the enemies of successful living. Among other sweet words, she wrote, “I am only now starting to realize how much of your own life and time and personal pursuits...

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Wishing those injured by gunshot in Alexandria this morning, a full & speedy recovery

Yes, I know…If only 1/100th of 1% of Americans are crazy, (that’s one person in 10,000, and you know from looking around you that is is higher than that, right?) and every really crazy person acts out abominably only once each year, we ought to have about 85 really crazy bad incidents every day. So...

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Our son just ‘came out.’

How do I answer my son who has declared he is homosexual?  My beliefs are against this practice. L. Dear L., You must be in tremendous pain and we pray that you feel ‘hugs’ from God as you go through this time. So many parents are undergoing this challenge in our days. The entire ethos...

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