Author Archives: Rabbi Mitch

Emotions

“The purpose of feeling is not that we suffer. The purpose of feeling is that it enables us to embrace life most fully.”  -  Julie Redstone Julie Redstone is a writer, teacher, and founder of LIGHT OMEGA (www.lightomega.org), a spiritual center for healing and transformation that has been given a mandate to assist with planetary …

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Perception

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison I can only imagine the frustration a pessimist had with Thomas Edison. Here was a man who always saw the cup as full of opportunity. He never felt defeated. He felt frustrated, disappointed, curious, and foolish, but he always saw …

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Who Helps Me Grow

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain The hole that was in my soul earlier in my life always had me tearing holes in your ambitions as I had no faith …

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Great Success

“That some people achieve great success is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” –  Abraham Lincoln I love that Lincoln did not limit his statement to “success”, but rather “great success.” What that means for each of us is different, but he chose to see within himself the capacity to achieve …

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Dreams

“You see things and say “Why?” but I dream things and say “Why not?”  - George Bernard Shaw  My first awareness of this quote was the eulogy of Robert F. Kennedy by his brother, the late Ted Kennedy. I was deeply moved by this statement of how Robert Kennedy approached life. At that time in …

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