Relata And Relations – The Star Of Redemption
By: Enoch • Chaplain's Corner • 56 Comments • 8 Likes • last year
“"There is no act of love toward's neighbors that falls into the void". (The Star of Redemption) ”
This article will raise the following issues: First, what are the major entities that represent what can relate which influence the human species? How can and should they relate to one another? Finally, what is the goal of humanity in each of our own lifetimes? What is that goal for humanity...
Sitting Together as Family
By: Enoch • Chaplain's Corner • 57 Comments • 11 Likes • last year
“"An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure" ”
The Festival of Lights Past in November 2019 saw a tragic event. In Monsey, NY (Rockland County) a troubled soul attacked a pair of sites where members of the Chassidic sect(s) part of the Ultra Orthodox Jewish community live and worship. Wielding a machete, in his second attempt to cause harm...
All or None?
By: Enoch • Chaplain's Corner • 35 Comments • 3 Likes • 2 years ago
“"We must learn to do our personal best with what we have. That is all there is". ”
All or none are big words. They are known as universal quantifiers. They are different than existential quantifiers like few, some, many and most. Once the words "all" or "none" are used to advance a proposition, even one counter example disqualifies it from being correct and usable. This...
The Problem of Evil - By Enoch
By: Enoch • Chaplain's Corner • 150 Comments • 11 Likes • 2 years ago
“"Don't Speculate, Subjugate"”
The problem of evil is one of the most difficult of all challenges with which theologians and theological philosophers grapple. Briefly, the sticking point appears to be formulated as follows; G-d is all powerful. G-d is all caring. There is unnecessary evil in the world. It...
What Is Too Close, Too Far
By: Enoch • Chaplain's Corner • 32 Comments • 6 Likes • 2 years ago
At the November 16, 2019 Romanell Workshop on Medical Bioethics, Shane Hemmer (University of Buffalo Romanell Center - Veterans Administration), delivered an insightful and well-presented lecture on “Moral Diversity and Conscientious Objection.” During the Q. and A. session I asked Shane the...
Kindness to Children - Investing in our future - By Enoch and Raven Wing
By: Enoch • Chaplain's Corner • 58 Comments • 10 Likes • 2 years ago
Enoch: The first Tuesday of November 2019 was Election Day. I am a certified County Board of Elections Inspector. My assignment was at a polling site one town west at a fire station. During the day and evening many parents brought their children when they voted. Working with firefighters at...
Overcoming Fear of Loss
By: Enoch • Chaplain's Corner • 116 Comments • 14 Likes • 2 years ago
“"G-d Gave. G-d Took. Let the Name of G-d Be Blessed" (Job 1:21) ”
We all find that fear of in future not having someone prevents us from taking the risks necessary to open up the opportunity of gain by a relationship with them. It hurts when we lose someone. The more they meant to us, the more the pain. No one likes to have a void in their lives with the...
By: Enoch • The Lighter Side/ Humor • 80 Comments • 8 Likes • 2 years ago
“"What Do You Call A Relative Made Out of Cheese On a Hot Day"?”
Today is Mrs. E's Birthday. The celebration began yesterday. We drove about the State taking our son, daughter, son and daughter in law and grandchildren out for a celebratory meal. For many of the young ones yesterday was their last day of freedom. The new school year starts for them today....
Omenclature - Funny Street Signs
By: Enoch • The Lighter Side/ Humor • 270 Comments • 11 Likes • 2 years ago
“"If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home By Now" ”
Do you have a funny sign, traffic or otherwise to share with fellow Newstalkers? Please upload. "Go ahead. Make My Day". A smile to close out the week goes a long way. Please follow the site CoC and TOS. Enjoy. Peace and Abundant Blessings Where Ever You Park. Enoch.
We Count Everyone, Because Every One Counts
By: Enoch • Chaplain's Corner • 49 Comments • 2 Likes • 2 years ago
“"Each individual is so prescious to G-d that He takes the time to count them over and over". (Gaonim Pitgam)”
In the original Hebrew one of the books of the Torah is named, Ba Midbar. That means, "In the Wilderness". It's an appropriate name. This monograph documents the travels, high spots and travails of the flight from slavery to freedom for forty years in the wilderness of the desert. Most who...