Category Archives: sobriety

Affirmations for Today

Ralph Waldo Emerson has accurately said, “One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” I use affirmations daily in my own life and in my work as a Rabbi in Recovery …

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Silence

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Abraham Lincoln This is one of my favorite quotes as it is one I have learned much from over the span of years. There was a time when I could be a “fool” without trying as I had …

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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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Willpower

“When you see a thing clearly in your mind, your creative “success mechanism” within you takes over and does the job much better than you could do it by conscious effort or “willpower”. Maxwell Maltz – Surgeon and Founder of Psycho-Cybernetics Willpower is a word that we frequently use with negative meanings, values and interpretations, …

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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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