Category Archives: feelings

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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Communicating From Your Heart Rather Than Your Head

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”  -  Dr. Seuss Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and cartoonist most widely known for his children’s books written under the pen name Dr. Seuss. Do you communicate responsibly within your spiritual/loving relationships? …

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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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Sacred

“Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.” – Joseph Campbell Joseph John Campbell was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: …

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Rules To Live By – Part Two

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 …

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