Category Archives: blessings

Laughter

“What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.”  ~Yiddish Proverb Laughter is an audible expression or appearance of happiness, or an inward feeling of joy (laughing on the inside). It may ensue from jokes, tickling, and other stimuli. Inhaling nitrous oxide can also induce laughter; other drugs, such as alcohol or marijuana, can also induce episodes of strong …

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Effort

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.” Seneca – Roman Philosopher – 4BC – 65AD Wow! What a powerful statement. We like to believe that our thinking is so modern and that we are forever developing new and creative …

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Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

“A brother is a friend God gave you; a friend is a brother your heart chose.” – Proverbs These are sometimes synonymous and sometimes not. I recently had the opportunity to catch up with a long time friend and heard the most wonderful story that so amplifies the wisdom from Proverbs. As a Rabbi in …

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Five Good Minutes

Are you worthy of five good minutes each day? I pray you believe you are for in five good minutes you are capable of achieving a great deal. In my journey as a Rabbi in Recovery, I have learned over and over how much can be accomplished in moving one from negative to positive actions …

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Coping With Obstacles

“We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.” – Maxwell Maltz Maxwell Maltz was an American cosmetic surgeon and author who developed Psycho-Cybernetics, a system of ideas through which, he claimed; one could improve one’s …

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