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Deuteronomy 5:21 niv

We can want the same kinds of things others have but we are not to desire what is theirs.
If we focus on what others have that we don’t have we will never be satisfied, 65 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Coincidence? I think not.

Is there such a thing as coincidence? No. Not in the least.

Yesterday I was telling my children about the phrase every family should have cross-stitched in their living room and framed: “If Mamma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” They nearly had a heart attack that I should use such foul grammar and vocabulary. 368 more words

Dvar Torah Parshat Shoftim 5774 2014

We are given a decree: שֹׁפְטִים וְשֹׁטְרִים תִּתֶּן־לְךָ בְּכָל־שְׁעָרֶיךָ, “You shall appoint judges and officers in all your cities…”. (Deut. 16,18) The prophet Yeshayahu foretells: וְאָשִׁיבָה שֹׁפְטַיִךְ כְּבָרִאשֹׁנָה וְיֹעֲצַיִךְ כְּבַתְּחִלָּה, “And I will restore… 163 more words


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“Justice, justice you shall pursue.” This is the clarion call of Parashat Shofetim (Deuteronomy 16: 20). It is in the context of Moses instructing the Israelites to create the institutional infrastructure for a just society. 29 more words

Deuteronomy 5:20 niv

This is straightforward enough.
Don’t tell lies about your neighbor.
We may not outright lie but maybe
there are times we avoid the truth or don’t speak up… 53 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Dying to Live

I watch my children’s age group, the 20- and 30-somethings, sorting through just what kind of life is worth living—in what or whom should they invest their energy and trust? 419 more words

Deuteronomy 3

It’s quite intriguing and I think worthy of some serious thought what Moses has done to result to such anger of God that he was not permitted to enter the Promised Land. 57 more words