Recover Integrity: Blog

There are two more ideas in the domain of spirituality that I think are helpful And maybe I'll paint the picture this way: There is a group of new-age thinkers--and I think I fall along these lines--I don't know if it's true or not, but just as a different way of understanding reality    This theory states that the brain is not an organ that produces consciousness But in fact, consciou...

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I went to school to study to be a Rabbi--which was a trippy experience I kind of recommend it for some people, if you're interested    I had a professor who asked an interesting question about the Old Testament, which we call the Torah Namely, the five books of Moses--or a piece of the Old Testament And he said, "Is this book sacred"    I'm not Orthodox, you know So I'm not...

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Whenever I talk about spirituality, it's important not to confuse the map with the territory    So when we're using language to talk about spirituality--spirituality is not going to be captured by the language The language is a map that allows one to begin to sort of navigate or get a foothold in the reality of spirit  What is the Higher Self One term that's used by my mentor, Rabbi...

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As a spiritual counselor, I'm left with the difficult task of trying to put words to communicate the ineffable Because, at its base, spirituality is not something that can be prescribed or something that can be contained by definitions    However, if we want to try to talk about spirituality, we have to do our best to point people towards the ineffableTowards that which can't be said s...

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If I'm being honest and I'm looking at what it means to be getting sober or being in an early recovery in the middle of COVID, I have no idea I know that there are a lot more challenges than there used to be  Isolation vs Human Connection There's something about community and human connection that, in my mind, is fundamental and instrumental in the transformational process of going from somebod...

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I find it fascinating We are living in COVID time I wonder, if this ever ends, we will be looking back and be like, whoa, COVID timeThat is when everything changed and this happened and that happened    One of the things that has happened in the therapeutic field--drug and alcohol treatment, mental health treatment--is a lot of people began to work from home They began to offer what us...

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