addiction Articles
Pets
Thursday, October 6th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. Martin BuberMartin Buber was an Austrian-born Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of religiousexistentialism centered on the distinction between the I-Thou relationship and the I-It relati... Read more
Bath Salts, Graphically
Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 by Dirk Hanson
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What you need to know about mephedrone. The Pat Moore Foundation has put together this nifty chart as a primer on mephedrone, the amphetamine-type stimulant marketed as "bath salts." Thanks PMF Created by Pat Moore Foundation Read more
Never
Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Never say never. Anonymous I receive countless electronic and snail mail daily from people who want me to buy their products. Ninety nine percent goes in the circular file, but once in a while I read something that resonates inside me. What Sarah Maria wrote below is worthy of sh... Read more
If You Could Speak At Your Own Funeral . . .
Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.Erik H. Erikson I officiate at many funerals, memorial services and unveilings and am always intrigued, moved and inspired by hearing what loved ones have to share about their beloved who ... Read more
Deep Breathing
Monday, October 3rd, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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If you woke up breathing, congratulations You have another chance. Andrea Boydston Andrea Boydston is an American writer of prose and life affirming materials. I chose this quote as I don't know many people that pause upon awakening and inhaling their first breath of the day. I l... Read more
An Insite-ful Decision
Friday, September 30th, 2011 by Dirk Hanson
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Canadian Supreme Court clears the way for Vancouvers safe-injection facility. Insite, the controversial supervised injection site for addicts in Vancouver, has won its case before the Supreme Court of Canada for a permanent exemption from the nation's drug laws. CBC News reports ... Read more
The Miracle of the Moment
Friday, September 30th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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I have often said that our lives changed for ever with the advent of "Have it your way." The notion that we could get what we wanted when we wanted changed the pace and tenor of our lives forever. All that once happened at a slower pace now occurred on the run. We lost ... Read more
God Is
Thursday, September 29th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Jonathan Lockwood Huie is an Author, Speaker, Personal Coach, Lover of Life, and Philosopher of Happiness. I received this from him and wanted to share it with you. You can learn more about him at httpjonathanlockwoodhuie.com.The following is his retelling of a very old parable .... Read more
The Biology of Stimulants, or Why You Can’t Stay High Forever
Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 by Dirk Hanson
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An essay on the losing battle for perpetual reward. The amphetamine high, like the cocaine high, is a marvel of biochemical efficiency. Stimulants work primarily by blocking the reuptake of dopamine molecules in the synaptic gap between nerve cells. Dopamine remains stalled in th... Read more
New Year's Blessing - 2011 - 5772
Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Tonight begins the celebration of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. What is Rosh Hashanah Simply stated, which is important for me, it is a day of new beginnings. It is a time for personal introspection, reflection and resolution. In addition to our daily prayer and reflection,... Read more
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