Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Mysteries

“We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.” – Paulo Coelho   Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. I was recently at the Bat Mitzvah of a friend’s daughter. Talk about soaring spirits, the celebrant is an amazing young woman with a spirit filled with …

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Give More

“There are those who [generously] scatter abroad, and yet increase more; there are those who withhold more than is fitting or what is justly due, but it results only in want” – Proverbs 11:24   Everything we set out to do involves planting a seed. God is forever watching over us to see who the …

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What Kind of Day Will You Have?

“It’s so hard when I have to, and so easy when I want to.”  -  Annie Gottlier I have scoured the net to find more information about Annie Gottlier and it seems that she is a soaring spirit of no particular fame or note to the public, but is wonderful within herself. As a Rabbi …

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Finding Your Spirit

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – A Course in Miracles I was recently appointed the Spiritual Advisor to a Substance Abuse Rehab in South Florida. I feel honored and blessed to be given the opportunity …

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My Grandfather and Father’s Talis (Prayer Shawl)

As a Rabbi who performs intimate and memorable life cycle events, I was recently engaged to officiate a wedding of two wonderful young people in the Bahamas. Among the many things we discussed in preparing for this blessed event was the wedding ceremony itself. The bride to be was asking about the Chuppa (Wedding Canopy) …

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