Say Yes to Life : A Book of Thoughts for Better Living
Say Yes to Life: A Book of Thoughts for Better Living reflects a deep understanding of the human condition with all its pain, perplexities, and possibilities. Combining compassion, wisdom, and humor, this life-affirming volume will inspire people of every faith to believe in and bring out the best from within themselves. In this profound book, Rabbi Sidney Greenberg offers seventy-three essays celebrating his belief in the goodness of people and the beauty of life in all its variety. He is confident that traditional values are still alive and shows how we can reinforce the strength of these values to make life better for ourselves and others. He suggests that we can do this by using our best abilities and finest attributes-generosity, kindness, compassion, our powers of communication, a sense of justice, our constructive human energy.
- Hardback | 268 pages
- 157 x 234.4 x 17.5mm | 403.7g
- 01 Jun 1999
- Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
- Northvale NJ, United States
Other books in Ethics & Moral Philosophy
12 Apr 1995
About Sidney Greenberg
Rabbi Sidney Greenberg is Senior Rabbi at Temple Sinai in Dresher, Pennsylvania, and he has taught Homiletics at the Jewish Theological Seminary. He is the co-author of several prayerbooks, including Likrat Shabbat, and has also written or co-edited twenty other works, including Light from Jewish Lamps and A Treasury of Thoughts on Jewish Prayer. Rabbi Greenberg was a regular columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Jewish Exponent. He has contributed articles to The Jewish Digest, Judaism, and many other magazines and newspapers.
Though we appear to stand solitary, in truth we are accompanied by the tall and brave spirits who have stood where we stand and who, when torn between 'No' and 'Yes' to life and its infinite possibilities ... by those who understood that fate is what life gives to us and that destiny is what we do with what's given; and by those who, therefore, grasped the liberating truth that while we have no control over our fate, we do have an astonishing amount of control over our destiny.