Tuesday, September 20, 2016

#BlogElul: Ask

Perhaps I’m naïve, but here are 10 things I’d like to ask the universe:
  1. What has happened to civil discourse in our society?
  2. Is there an appropriate prayer for a friend whose health is not going to be restored…ever?
  3. Why is it suddenly okay for people to be so nasty?
  4. What would happen if a universal ban on cell phones went into effect next week?
  5. If I were to write an ethical will, to whom would I give it?
  6. Does being a good person count for anything anymore?
  7. Is there anyone who still values the golden rule?
  8. What does having a day of rest really mean?
  9. Is it true that cockroaches would survive a nuclear holocaust?
  10. Does meaningful change really happen based on hearing a sermon or two?
Inspired by Ima on (and off) the Bima, this #BlogElul post is one in a series marking the days of the Hebrew month of Elul, which precedes the Jewish High Holidays and traditionally serves as a time of reflection and spiritual preparation for the new year.