Category Archives: progress

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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Giving and Receiving

When you start giving out the more you will take in. — Napoleon Hill Napoleon Hill (October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970) was an American author who was one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal-success literature. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich, is one of the best-selling books …

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Progress Not Perfection

God (whatever that means) loves my progress. Only I think it is to slow. Rabbi Mitch My entire life I viewed progress as a synonym for failure. Consequently, relapse was a constant in my life whether it was alcohol, drugs, sex, food, shopping, pornography and any other addictive behaviors I had. I could not grasp …

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Faith

“Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.” Kahlil Gibran There was a long period of time in my life where my heart was empty and my mind was at war. Why does not have any bearing on this message. For those of you that have …

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Amends

If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time. On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean. Aldous Huxley Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and one of the most …

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