Your confusion is understandable. The Talmud —the ancient encyclopedia of Jewish wisdom—seems to contradict itself on the issue. The signs of the zodiac are called mazalot. Jewish tradition sees the constellations on high as directing the destiny of individuals and nations down below. Thus mazel is the influence dripping down from the stars.
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The Mishnaic word derives from Biblical Hebrew mazalot 2 Kings While the words mazal or mazel in Yiddish; "luck" or "fortune" and tov "good" are Hebrew in origin, the phrase is of Yiddish origin, and was later incorporated into Modern Hebrew. Although the Yiddish pronunciation of mazel has the stress on the first syllable, the modern Hebrew word "mazal" has the stress on the last syllable, as is standard in modern Hebrew. The phrase "mazel tov" is recorded as entering into American English from Yiddish in Although mazel tov is literally translated as "good luck", it really means "good luck has occurred" or "your fortune has been good" and is an acknowledgement of this fact i. It is similar to the word "congratulations! Throughout the Jewish world, including the diaspora , "mazel tov!
And he likes the idea of us raising our daughter with the values the Mormon church instills on their youth. I've decided not to mention the CES letter or anything that could be considered "anti-mormon. She can only get sealed to him in a Mormon temple. It will definitely take patience to work through any of this with her but it sounds like she's a pretty awesome person. If your date has been an active member of the Church who is following these moral guidelines, then she will not be willing to involve herself in a sexual relationship with you. Thanks for sharing your story. It is so frustrating emotionally and physically to be your faithful wife.
Do you have any specific suggestions for discussion about content on LDS. I was an ordinary doctor until I found Medscape. It does kick your butt!. Marriage is hard, period. As a parent, we hope our children will make life choices that will give them the greatest chance of happiness. I am a fierce supporter of him and of his profession but at high cost to my own individuality. Why is it up to the wife or girlfriend to make it work and face being lonely forever. I don't think I'm eligible to advice, but I would say be prepared to be independent and make lots of friends.