The Lie of the Modern Age

We live in a world where it is preferable to be something that you are not. Where false pretence and misdirection are status quo. We are being taught that it’s required to accept people not for what they are, but for what they view themselves as. Television, magazines and ads bombard you with the message…

The Lie of the Modern Age was originally published on Theo's Thoughts

The Counting of the Omer

Tomorrow will mark the thirty-second day of S’firat HaOmer – the Counting of the Omer. Because the day begins at nightfall of the previous evening in Jewish tradition (there was evening, and there was morning… [Bereshit aleph/Genesis 1]), the Omer for tomorrow’s date is counted tonight after nightfall. The 49-day “Counting of the Omer” recalls the children of…

The Counting of the Omer was originally published on Theo's Thoughts

I Would Be True (poem)

A beautiful poem (turned hymn) written circa 1906. I post only the first half as it’s the part that made me stop ⛔ and think 💭. It would make a great oath… Just change the “would” to “shall”. I would be true, for there are those who trust me; I would be pure, for there…

I Would Be True (poem) was originally published on Theo's Thoughts

Fun in the rain

My two youngers bundled up (not sure why) to go get soaked, playing in a rain puddle in our driveway. General hilarity ensued, particularly due to the oversize purple coat selected by the youngest. 💜 All the while, my cat relaxed and observed them with little more than a passive curiosity… She appeared both comfortable,…

Fun in the rain was originally published on Theo's Thoughts

Five Years

Yesterday was the fifth anniversary of the passing of my father, עליו השלום. He is sorely missed. Even more so since I visited my mother this year in Arizona. She’s having a rough time, and at one point she mentioned that she couldn’t go into her room because Jim was in there sleeping, and she didn’t want…

Five Years was originally published on Theo's Thoughts

May the Fourth be With You!

Happy Star Wars Day! May the fourth be with you! To celebrate, enjoy this silly explanation of the day by Tim Russ, Tuvok from Star Trek Voyager. His antics and misinformation are ridiculously hilarious. #StarWarsDay #MayTheFourth #MayTheFourthBeWithYou 

May the Fourth be With You! was originally published on Theo's Thoughts