When I was a child, someone (either a teacher or a rabbi or a priest, or in my case my grandmother) always seemed to have the time to teach children the Ten Commandments. For me, after I learned them I was told that these were meant to live in my soul and be my guideposts as I traveled through my life.
Ask yourself right now… In fact stop and see if right now you can say all ten of them. Go! Say them out loud to yourself right now. You’re on!
Okay did you know all ten of them? Were they in the right order? “Cause the order, I was told, matters; it sets the priority of importance… God first, then our relationship with one another. Every time that “Forward” comes round on my email about how these are not the Ten Suggestions, I wonder if the person who sends this out can say the Ten Commandments. I mean, who are others to tout the way we should live if they themselves cannot do the deed!
There’s this old saying that my father thought was… pardon me but… thought it was crap: “Do as