Monthly Archives: April 2016

Nasr’uddin’s University

Once Nasr’uddin told his friends he was going to start a university. They asked, “What will you teach your students?” “Well,” he replied, “I will teach theology, philosophy, and how to wash behind your neck.” His friends scratched their beards … Continue reading

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A Hasidic Tale: Have you seen the sky?

Once a Rabbi leaned out of his window facing the market place and called a disciple who was scurrying around in the square. “Menachem, have seen the sky today?” the rebbe called out. “No, Rabbi, I have not seen the … Continue reading

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Week Seventeen: Called to heal and serve…

Preparation Recite or sing/chant Psalms 130 and 131 (I suggest you memorize these two Psalms) Moment of Silence Presence (through the Scripture) Psalm reading (select from below): Morning: Psalm 17 Noon: Psalm 68:21-35 Vespers: Psalm 69:1-18 Night: Psalm 100 Moment … Continue reading

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Trying to change the other…

I have to start off with a disclaimer. This post might come across as critical and judgmental of others. Please understand that I write this as a confession. So if it comes across rather harsh, the harshness is also directed at myself. … Continue reading

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A Hasidic tale: You were not beating me…

Once a Rabbi and his disciple were traveling through a small village in Ukraine. A woman saw the Rabbi and mistook him for her husband who had abandoned her years before. She jumped on him and began to beat and … Continue reading

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Week sixteen: Doubts and restitution…

Preparation Recite or sing/chant Psalms 130 and 131 (I suggest you memorize these two Psalms) Moment of Silence Presence (through the Scripture) Psalm reading (select from below): Morning: Psalm 8 Noon: Psalm 60 Vespers: Psalm 108:1-6 Night: Psalm 108:7-13 Moment … Continue reading

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On Weight Loss and Theology pt 3: Some ideas

  This is part 3 of “On Weight Loss and Theology”. In part one I discussed the fact the Bible does not directly deal with the concept of weight loss. In part 2 we explored some of the fallacy behind “biblical … Continue reading

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