Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Ouch – It Wasn’t Funny

“It Just Hurts”  -  Anonymous How many times have you been the brunt of a joke made at your expense? Like most of us probably way too often and it hurts. Somewhere along the way we thought it was okay to tell what we thought was funny about someone else and cause others to laugh …

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Talking to God – Third Step of 12 Steps

“God, I offer myself to Thee–to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way …

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Saint Francis of Assisi

Dear God, make me an instrument of your peace, Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy; O God, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled …

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Freedom

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”  -  Martin Luther King, Jr.  Every year we celebrate the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. I marvel at how with each passing year other news items seem to overshadow his memory and the commemoration of his greatness begins …

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Prayer for Today

As a Rabbi and Addiction Counselor, I am constantly sent material and asked to reprint it on these pages. I rarely do as chances are just as I have received them, so have you. I am no more special than you are. This was sent to me by a friend and it so embodies all …

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