The Brief Sum of Life

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus), Roman lyrist and satirist, wrote, “Vitae summa brevis spem nos vetat incohare longam.”  Translated it means “the brief sum of life forbids us the hope of enduring long.” This echoes a statement from the Psalms (90:10).  The Jewish Orthodox Bible (OJB) renders Tehillim 90:10 “ The yamim of shnoteinu (our years, life) … Continue reading The Brief Sum of Life