Today, as I was reviewing Facebook, someone posted this message: In life, it’s important to know when to stop arguing with people and simply let them be wrong.  If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. I thought about this with regard to the
If you hadn’t noticed, I was off all last week. Donna and I were on a cruise with relatives who got married on the ship. It was very nice. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. Many times we have heard our religious
In the previous parashah, Moses had been reviewing the sacrifice requirements that were to be followed when the Israelites entered the land God promised to them. In this parashah, he begins by explaining the rules regarding when a vow is made. God had told Moses he was to die, but before
Many believe that pride is a bad thing, and it usually is, but it doesn’t have to be. We can be proud of a job well done; we can be proud of our country, our friends, or even our way of life. We can be proud of the accomplishments we
I am so brain dead today that I don’t want to do anything. I have to clean the house (it’s my turn this week) and I really don’t like doing that. I also have to work out but I may get a break since there are thunder and lightning storms
At the end of the previous parashah, we read how Pinchus killed the Israelite man and the Midianite woman who were making a spectacle of Moses. Now, starting in this reading, God makes a covenant with Pinchus that his descendants shall all be high priests, because of the zealousness of
I rarely talk about political issues on this website because I believe in the separation of church and state, so to speak, and this ministry is a teaching ministry, not a political one. However, I do want to talk about the political divisiveness in our country, as well as the
When was the last time you had a really good night’s sleep? If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. I just had one the other night, but they are (sadly) few and very far between. I have a good mattress, and being next
The Israelites had just defeated Og and Sihon and were encamped outside the border of Moab. The king, Balak, has emissaries go to Bilyam (that is the correct pronunciation of his name), a sorcerer of renown, asking that he come and curse the Israelites so that they will not be