More Reasons to Forgive

You want me to forgive him?!” When I was a kid he did horrible things to me; he used me sexually every day for years—and you’re telling me I need to forgive him!" She’s manipulative and disgusting; why should I forgive her?” My first class on forgiveness at the local homeless recovery center got cancelled… Continue reading More Reasons to Forgive


The first and last wedding

The family is the true ecumenical experience of all humankind.  Edwin H. Friedman Parashat B’reisheet (Gen. 1:1-6:8) tells of the beginning of all things, including marriage, which is the first of all human relationships, the foundation of every human family. God himself brings the first woman to the first man, and the man says, “This… Continue reading The first and last wedding