addiction Articles
Love
Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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God, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.St. Francis of Assisi We live in a world so filled with pain and suffering that we sometimes forget how important it is to give love to others rather than seek it all the time. I know that I am loved every day God bl... Read more
On Behalf of Others
Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little thing, do something for others - something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.Albert SchweitzerAlbert Schweitzer was an Alsatian German-French theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician. H... Read more
The Saga of Phen-Fen
Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 by Dirk Hanson
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How a blockbuster diet pill died. It took many years to bring depression and its treatment into the rational light of day. Addiction in the mid-1990s was in the process of undergoing a similar medical transformation. Even so, scientists were wary of pronouncing that overeating wa... Read more
The Spirituality of Imperfection
Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others. From the Writings of FenelonFranois Fnelon was a French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer. He today is reme... Read more
Visualization
Monday, September 19th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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There is no fate, but what we create.Sarah ConnorSarah Connor, is a German singer and songwriter. She debuted in 2001 under the guidance of musicians Rob Tyger and Kay Denar and became the first act to ever have four consecutive chart-topping hits on the German Media Control sing... Read more
Burnout
Sunday, September 18th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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In dealing with those who are undergoing great suffering, if you feel "burnout" setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best, for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself. The point is to have a long-term perspective. Dalai LamaHave you re... Read more
Visualization
Saturday, September 17th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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There is no fate, but what we create.Sarah ConnorSarah Connor, is a German singer and songwriter. She debuted in 2001 under the guidance of musicians Rob Tyger and Kay Denar and became the first act to ever have four consecutive chart-topping hits on the German Media Control sing... Read more
The Spirituality of Aging
Friday, September 16th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.Pearl S. Buck Pearl Sydenstricker Buck was an award-winning American writer who spent the majority of her life in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 193... Read more
What Do We Mean When We Talk About Craving?
Thursday, September 15th, 2011 by Dirk Hanson
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An essay on drug addiction and need. For years, craving was represented by the tortured tremors and sweaty nightmares of extreme heroin and alcohol withdrawal. Significantly, however, the one symptom common to all forms of withdrawal and craving is anxiety. This prominent manifes... Read more
Passionate Observation
Thursday, September 15th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. Bertha CallowayBertha Calloway is an African American activist who has dedicated her life to racial education, acceptance and respect. She is responsible for creating the Great Plains Black History Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.... Read more
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