Toast About a Wave

Toast About a Wave

There is a story of a little wave, bobbling along in the ocean, having a great time. He’s enjoying the wind and fresh air – until he notices the other waves in front of him, crashing against the shore. “My God, this is terrible”, the wave says, “look what’s going to happen to me”. Then […]

Love Their Mother

Love Their Mother

“The greatest gift you can give your children is to love their mother” Here is a toast to our children, our biggest source of worry and our greatest source of joy; to their dedicated mothers and our  beautiful wives who challenge us to become better; and to husbands and fathers who have in them a boy […]

Be a Champion in Life

Be a Champion in Life

Four-time Super Bowl winner Chuck Noll said, “Champions are champions not because they do anything extraordinary but because they do the ordinary things better than anyone else.” Of course this is true in all aspects of life, not just in sports. You need to fill many roles in life, – a son or a daughter, a […]

Mayonnaise Jar and a Cup of Coffee

Mayonnaise Jar and a Cup of Coffee

A professor stood before his class with a few items on his desk. When the class began, he picked up a large and empty mayonnaise jar and began to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was. The professor then picked up a […]

Meaning in our work

Meaning in our work

There is a story of a prisoner in a Russian labor camp whose job it was to turn a heavy wheel attached to a wall. For twenty-five years the prisoner worked at his backbreaking labor. He assumed that this wheel must be attached to a mill on the other side of the wall; perhaps he […]

The Pastors Ass

The pastor entered his donkey in a race and it won. The pastor was so pleased with the donkey that he entered it in the race again, and it won again. The local paper read: PASTOR’S ASS OUT FRONT. The Bishop was so upset with this kind of publicity that he ordered the pastor not […]

God Is Watching

Children were lined up in the cafeteria of a school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The teacher made a note, “Take only one, G-d is watching.” Moving through the line, to the other end of the table, was a large pile of chocolate chip cookies. A […]

Ibn Ezra’s Riddle

A group of students once came to Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra (a distinguished Jewish scholar, 1089 – 1164) with complaints against G-d and His seeming injustice for the way He was allowing them to suffer at the hands of their  oppressors. The Ibn Ezra responded by asking them the following riddle: Two men who had been travelling together […]

Two Wolves Inside

A young boy was looking for advice about life and came to his grandfather, an old Cherokee. “Each one of us has two wolves inside us,” he said to the boy. “One is evil – he is always angry at everyone around him and feels envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, and […]

The Fox and The Garden

A fox once passed by a beautiful garden, filled with row after row of delicious fruits and vegetables. The food looked so tempting, the fox wanted to eat it all. But there was a problem. A fence surrounded the garden. The fox went around the entire fence many times, looking for an opening.. Finally, he […]

A Conversation Between A Teacher And Student

Professor : You are a Christian, aren’t you, son ? Student : Yes, sir. Professor: So, you believe in GOD ? Student : Absolutely, sir. Professor : Is GOD good ? Student : Sure. Professor: Is GOD all powerful ? Student : Yes. Professor: My brother died of cancer even though he prayed to GOD […]

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