Only Two Things Are Holy In Themselves — God and the Sabbath

For everything else, contexts determines the holiness. For instance, with food, you can eat kosher food like an animal in an inappropriate place and the consumption of such food is not holy.

Sex can be holy within marriage. Sex outside of marriage is inherently unholy from a Torah view.

But two things are always holy no matter what the context — God and the Sabbath.

I’m learning this in Dennis Prager’s (1997?) lecture on Exodus 16. “My faith in God can not depend on how things go for me.”

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been noted in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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