Author Archives: Rabbi Mitch

Rules To Live By – Part II

This is a continuation of suggestions that were sent to me by dear and loving friends. As a Rabbi and Spiritual Counselor, one of the greatest gifts I receive is the benefit of your experience, strength and hope. You teach me so much through your faith, courage, willingness and action. Whoever you are and whatever you …

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Rules To Live By – Part I

Rules to Live By: My next two messages are going to contain suggestions that were sent to me by dear and loving friends.  As a Rabbi and Spiritual Counselor, one of the greatest gifts I receive is the benefit of your experience, strength and hope. You teach me so much through your faith, courage, willingness …

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Anxiety

“If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I’d have fewer imaginary ones.” –  Don Herold  Don Herold was an American humorist, writer, illustrator, and cartoonist who wrote and illustrated many books and was a contributor to national magazines. It is clear to me that Mr. Herold understood the nature of anxiety as …

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Not Knowing

“Teach thy tongue to say “I do not know” and thou shalt progress.” – Maimonides  Maimonides was a preeminent medieval Jewish philosopher, one of the greatestTorah scholars of the Middle Ages. He is also known by the names Moses Maimonides, Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon or the acronym the Rambam. He worked as a rabbi, physician, and philosopher in Spain, Morocco and Egypt. With the contemporary Muslim …

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Love

“God, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.”  - St. Francis of Assisi  We live in a world so filled with pain and suffering that we sometimes forget how important it is to give love to others rather than seek it all the time. I know that I am …

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