What?! How is it possible there could be 3 opinions between 2 people? There is a well known quip among Jewish rabbis that says, "Ask two Jews what they think and you'll get three opinions." The Jewish culture has always honored the ability to think critically and clearly, remaining open to differences of opinion. I heard a rabbi once say that one of the biggest differences between protestants and Jews is that the jewish people know how to argue without being easily offended.
When you saw the title of this blog you probably begin to think of the marital, financial, and occupational mistakes ad infinitum. I’ve heard it said, "the greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear you will make one.” As we grow older, our list of debacles grow longer, reminding us “how far we haven't come" instead of "how far we have come." Our negative and critical thoughts are like Velcro; they have a stickiness quality. Our positive thoughts are like T
The title of this article probably sounds like one of the many oxymorons we hear everyday. Such as, "act naturally, genuine imitation, exact estimate, clearly misunderstood or taped live." To say there is power in silence and stillness sounds counterintuitive in today's frenetic culture. It also seems to be unattainable and to be avoided in time when we are held hostage by technology. Technology has over stimulated us, creating the pop cultural disease known as F.O.M.O.; an a