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Passing Judgment

Parenting Karma Can Really Suck

Meg Hemphill | Posted 07.23.2015 | Parents
Meg Hemphill

I'd like to say I've learned my lesson--I do notice that I try to stop myself mid-thought if I get judge-y on some other parent. Because the sooner you can get off the bad karma bus, the better the trip through parentsville will inevitably be. Cut others some slack, cut myself some slack and do our best, right?

It's Time To Kick The Judgment Habit

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

We can all sense when someone bears a grudge or dislikes us. Now you're both in the same acrimonious boat. So, how do we break the pattern of judgment and assumptions?

Do You Judge?

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 04.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kaehler

Why is she so thin? She must be devastated over her marriage. Is she on drugs? Everyone seems to have a question or comment when someone famous is going through a rough patch. It is so easy to assume or come to a conclusion on what the story is.

Coping with Our Judgmental Society

Aaron Anson | Posted 11.27.2011 | Gay Voices
Aaron Anson

Inheriting and owning bigotries, prejudices and hatred is a most irreverent betrayal of our right as free-thinkers. When we lose our judgmental tendencies, we will enhance our human experience.

Be A Teacher, Not A Judge: The Essence Of Yom Kippur

Rabbi Julie Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Julie Schonfeld

A primary cause of incivility in public discourse emanates from arrogating to ourselves the role of Judge. On this the Jewish tradition is clear: we are not the Judge. At our best, as my friend pointed out, we may be a teacher.

What Did Jesus Mean By 'Judge Not'?

Skye Jethani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Skye Jethani

It's pretty important that both Christians and non-Christians understand what Jesus means when he says "judge not." The key is recognizing that the word judge can be used in two different ways in the New Testament.