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The Smart Choice

Parshat Nitzavim/Vayelech (Deuteronomy 29:9-31:30)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/the_smart_choice_20030919

Recently, I came across a story about a man who made the "unforgivable" mistake of missing his wife's birthday. When the wife expressed her anger, the quick-witted husband responded, "Sweetheart, how do you expect me to remember your birthday when you never look any older?" If only that were true, and we could find the secret elixir for everlasting youth, we would all be happier. Although some French winemakers would like us to believe that imbibing one glass of French wine each day will do the trick, most of us realize that, considering the alternative, aging is a blessing.

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