Category Archives: hope

Recognition

Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. Abraham Lincoln Once again, Abe wins the day with his simple yet profound wisdom. How many times have we walked into a room where we both thought and expected to be recognized and weren’t  Often I suspect. I know I have and …

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Affirmations for Healing from Surgery

My healing is a divine gift. My attitude is up to me. Rabbi Mitch  Surgery can be a stressful and anxiety producing event for many reasons: Fear of the unknown, fear of pain, unfamiliar environment, fear of the outcome, Trust, Lack of information/education about the pre-post surgical intervention and listening to what others say, and …

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Wisdom

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. Herb Caen Herbert Eugene Caen was a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist working in San Francisco. Caen worked for the San Francisco Chronicle from the late 1930s until his death in 1997. Caen gained fame with his column “It’s …

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Finding Wisdom

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid. Benjamin Franklin  It took me a long time to grasp the notion that I did not have to know everything to have knowledge. Stupidity can be defined in many ways and who is to say which the right one is. I know …

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Affirmations

Train a child in the correct path and they shall not depart from it. Proverbs I have frequently spoken with you about the importance of affirming ourselves as often as we can. I know that as a Rabbi, Spiritual Counselor and Sober Coach, the first affirmation I experience daily is the first breath I am …

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