THE 12 STEPS OF CA (CARONA-PANIC) ANONYMOUS 1) I AM POWERLESS OVER THE CORONAVIRUS – MY LIFE (AND THE WORLD) FEELS UNMANAGEABLE. 2) ONLY A POWER GREATER THAN MYSELF (OR ANY HUMAN BEING) CAN RESTORE THE INSANITY OF TODAY’S WORLD, AND MY LIFE, TO SANITY. 3) I’VE DECIDED TO PUT MY LIFE AND FATE INTO Read more
In today’s ‘brave new world’ of coronasteria many husbands are finding themselves in familiar yet uncharted territory. Home. With their wives and kids. Day after day. All day. For some – like this introverted, homebody writer – it’s great. Finally, no beating myself up about not being one of those type ‘A’ go-getters. There’s nowhere Read more
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“Anything! Anything!!” Yumi banged on the table. Dovy rushed to right the wine bottle about topple from the concussive force. “The rocket has taken off,” he said to Jesse with a smile. “He can do absolutely anything!!” bellowed Yumi as he pushed his powder-blue shtreimel further back on his forehead and downed another shot of Read more
“I know this is a hard time for you all,” said the tall man with brown curly hair. “But if you just answer a few questions, I’ll be able to do a much better job eulogizing Carolyn tomorrow.” Confused looks. “Klarisa,” corrected Uncle Phillip. The tall man blushed as he glanced down at his clipboard. Read more
In English, the words ‘make’ and ‘earn’ are synonyms: “How much does he make?” = “How much does he earn?” In Lashon Ha-Kodesh, the word ‘make’- ‘Aseh’ is synonymous, not with ‘earn’, but with ‘do’. We don’t ‘earn’ our livelihood; objectively we deserve nothing. Rather, we do what we can, we make an effort-hishtadlus, and Read more
Coconut and Salmon met along the tide. “Foolish fish,” said coconut, “come join me for the ride. “I’ve traveled for so many miles, and all I get is love and smiles, “The moment I dropped off the tree, “they just can’t get enough of me. “You flip and flop, are snared by bears, “And in Read more
This person is a human who is created in the image of Hashem, and their worth is far greater than that of “a clerk in a bank”.
Each individual Jew serves G-d in a different way. We each have a different job to do in the world. There is no lump sum when it comes to avodas Hashem.
“Late-term abortion” sounds very medical and pristine. Killing a baby by lethal injection and then extracting it does not.