Monthly Archives: January 2023

The Lion King

By | January 29, 2023

[January 29, 2023]  My son was about 11 years old when The Lion King (1994) movie came out in theaters near us.  I drove him and several of his friends to see it.  Nearly everyone I know has seen it and came away thinking the movie was right about life.  It struck a chord in us somehow. Dr.… Read More »

People can be Terrific

By | January 27, 2023

[January 27, 2023]   All this week, I’ve been around New Jersey (I live in South Jersey, which is rural).  Part of the reason was testing for an upcoming medical procedure, where I spoke with several folks in the medical profession.  I always come home from them in a better mood, but it was especially true this time. Several… Read More »

The Origins of Freedom

By | January 25, 2023

[January 25, 2023]  Without limitations, there can be no choice, no existence, no freedom.  Our limitations are the origin of our freedom. “God is omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent.  What does He lack?  The answer is limitation.” – Dr. Jordan Peterson tells the story of something he read in Jewish commentary on the Torah This riddle is brilliant because… Read More »

Aimlessness in Your Life

By | January 23, 2023

[January 23, 2023]  Aimlessness is not nothing.  Aimlessness is bad.  People find meaning in their lives by having a vision for their lives and taking responsibility for it; they have goals and ambitions.  We can be bitter, hopeless, nihilistic, depressed, anxious, and likely to abuse various substances as an escape.  Aimlessness can drill us into the ground quickly… Read More »