Rabbi Yonason Goldson

Rabbi Yonason Goldson, a talmudic scholar and former hitchhiker, circumnavigator, and newspaper columnist, lives with his wife in St. Louis, Missouri, where he teaches, writes, and lectures. His new book Proverbial Beauty: Secrets For Success and Happiness from the Wisdom of the Ages is due out in June.

I’ve always known this day would arrive. But it lay too far off in the future to worry about. I sat safely atop my own personal promontory, even as the tide surged forward to swallow lesser souls who tested the waters and were lost. But you can’t stop a tsunami.  The Day of Reckoning is at hand.  And even if I can hold out a little longer, after all these years of holding out now…