In Depth Articles

The basic principles of recovery and their parallels in Chassidic thought

Be In The Moment
To be in the moment, you can't recede into the comfort of your own little reality. You have to be brave, and stay in G-d's reality. This is what Twelve-Step Programs often call:"Accepting life on life's terms."
Who Is Really The Boss?
Rosh Hashanah is the time when we renew our commitment to G-d, and crown Him once again as our King. Have you ever been to a coronation? I realized that every time I am faced with a decision of any kind, I am about to crown G-d as my King.
Married. Again. Forever.
Yom Kippur is the anniversary of the second marriage of G-d with his People. Yep, we kinda got married, divorced, and then got married again.
The Litmus Test
I don't need to worry what the will of G-d is. I just need to carry on -- and know that the will of G-d will manifest in my life – because I am ready for it.
What Is Wrong With People?
Do you ever think to yourself: What in the world is wrong with people? Aren’t they getting what I’m getting? Aren’t they feeling what I’m feeling?
Cookies & Apples
The Kabbalah of Addiction
It sounds counter-intuitive, but it's true: you can never get enough of what you don't really want...
The Sober Drunk
Expriencing Purim Without Alcohol
The spirit of the Purim drink is a basic part of our recovery. It is the knowledge of this truth that keeps us alive.We live with acceptance, faith and trust that everything, regardless of whether we think it’s good or bad, comes from G-d.
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