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Difficult Times Are Opportunities 

It’s easy to do the right thing when everything is going well. I’m in a good mood, my lunch is packed in little containers and there’s no pita chips in sight. 427 more words


X - XXX'ed Out! Mistakes and blame. #AtoZ Challenge

MISTAKES. We all make them. Some are tiny and insignificant while others are life affecting.

BLAME. It’s sometimes very tempting to find someone to blame it on, rather than accepting responsibility and the CONSEQUENCES ourselves. 1,484 more words

Self Improvement/ Personal Development

Don't Try To Clear Away The Wreckage Of The Future

It is impossible to walk away from years of using without having impacted many people and institutions. A good part of the work of program is to be honest about our past actions and their impact on others. 201 more words

Everything is awesome… even my ‘problems’

Over the last year, I have become more and more interested in Financial Independence, Early Retirement and creating a better ‘money consciousness’.  I read through almost the entire back catalogue on Mr Money Moustache’s site and other financial blogs.   21 more words

Choosing Survivor Status

I’ve noticed a trend; one I can relate to all too well. There are a lot of people out there, men and women, who know they need help, but fight the prospect of actually seeking it out. 592 more words

Domestic Violence

Weekly Torah Commentary - Acharei Mot April 29, 2016

Leviticus 16-18

In this week’s Torah reading, we learn all about the annual Day of Atonement which the God of Israel commanded the Jewish people to observe “as a perpetual ordinance.” The strangest element of the service was the ritual of the two goats – one offered as a sacrifice, the other sent away into the desert “to Azazel.” They were brought before the High Priest, to all intents and purposes indistinguishable from one another; they were chosen to be as similar as possible to one another in size and appearance. 640 more words

Weekly Torah Commentary

How to Take Care of Yourself When… Your Own Mind is Your Worst Enemy

“When I finally looked into all of my most painful moments, I saw that it was my own thinking about the situations that made them so bad.” 1,601 more words