Rabbi Brian’s Public Diary

RABBI BRIAN’S PUBLIC DIARY   2019: ISSUE #19. @RABBI_BRIAN_1970       The outburst comes from the guy behind me in the TSA line at Portland airport. It’s late on a Thursday night.   We’d just participated in the spiritual exercise of removing...

God is Not An Ass

God is not an ass. (Love as much as you can.) In the mail the other day, I got a scary brochure entitled “Revelation Today: The End Time Is Near.” Apparently, the Reverend Myckal Morehouse has an important message for me. He was prepared to provide free...

Bible Conspiracy

Dan Brown’s conspiracy book “The DaVinci Code” was good. This is like that, but Biblical.   This is a long, super interesting read.     *Background*  Someone sent me a meme of Jesus bungee jumping from a crucifix.  A month later, I read a book that ...

Tittynope, you’re inestimable

Tittynopes on my face The Grandiloquent Dictionary defines tittynope as a noun. Tittynope: A small quantity of something left over, such as uneaten meat on the side of a plate or dregs of beer left in the glass. A small portion of food remaining. (noun) I learned the...

Something wrong in my thinking

I’m having a hard time these days. In some ways, of course, I shouldn’t be. I shouldn’t be having a hard time. Or maybe it shouldn’t appear that I’m having a hard time. My bride and children are healthy. We have some money in the bank. I have a beautiful home, in a...

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