Both Christianity and Judaism have similar beliefs regarding charity. Aside from the usual,”God loves a cheerful giver”, the manner or application of the act is as important as the act itself. In order to ensure that the real motivation is charity and not self-aggrandizement both the Bible and the Torah require anonymity. “But when you do a charitable deed, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing”. Maimonides, a … Read more
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Some of you may have wondered why I haven’t “passed the hat” yet. Well, partly because I hate doing it, and mainly I knew I was going to post this soon. I’d rather the hat get passed for this.
I’m riding the Tour de Cure event in North Haven, CT this year. Hoping for the metric century (100K/62-ish miles, although the route they have mapped out is more like … Read more