Relationships

350 Pairs of Shoes

October 12, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Here's a brief but especially important lesson in marital peace, designed predominantly for the man of the family. A couple came to me for marital counseling. She was starving for attention but he complained that he had to work overtime for his spendthrift wife, who "happens" to own 350 pairs of… [Read more...]

An End to Emotional Blackmail

October 10, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Two things cause extreme anguish to a person. The first is coercion, when a person is forced to do something against his or her own free will. The second is the loss of free choice. A person who loses free choice loses joy in life. A continued loss of free choice causes emotional damage such… [Read more...]

Disposing of the Double Standard

October 4, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Since we love ourselves, we have a long list of mitigating circumstances to justify everything we do wrong in life. But when someone else makes the same exact mistake, we're quick to judge and condemn. So many of us have an itchy trigger finger that's all too ready to put a bullet between the other… [Read more...]

Forgiveness: Higher Than Angel

September 10, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Angels don't suffer insult and humiliation. Humans do. This apparent disadvantage is intrinsically a huge advantage. When we forgive someone who harmed us - even maliciously and willingly - we uplift ourselves way above the angels. Human forgiveness is higher than any angel's… [Read more...]

Clean Green

September 1, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

An adequate income doesn't depend on the amount of money one earns, but on the quality of the money that one earns. When our money is clean of such transgressions as dishonesty, short-changing and slander, it carries a blessing of… [Read more...]

Kids and Spirituality

August 25, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Do we have a right to expect our children to sit through lengthy synagogue services like little tin soldiers, without moving a muscle? Do we have the right to expect anything from our children? What's the basis of effective child education rather than force-feeding our kids? In a two-minute message… [Read more...]

3 Keys to Happiness

August 18, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Remember that we must be happy before we can help make others happy. That is much easier than most people think. Don't take simple truths of life and complicate them. Just follow the 3 keys to happiness, which you can readily… [Read more...]

The Jealousy Pandemic

August 16, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The Creator gives each person what he or she needs to do their job in life. Look at your good points. They're the tools in your toolbox. Each is like a piece of a puzzle; put them all together, and you'll have a clear picture of what you're likely to succeed in. Once you piece together your good… [Read more...]

The Miser and the Macaw

August 8, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The miser was all alone, for he shuddered of feeding a wife and family, so he bought a beautiful Bolivian macaw that could talk, sing and give him companionship. A parable about… [Read more...]

The True Friend

August 3, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

True friendship has a price-tag – it's called empathy, the ability to feel the other person, to know when to give a pat on the back or a word of encouragement. True friendship means that you feel when the other person needs you and you're there for them. You're not too tired or too… [Read more...]

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