Affirmations for the Resistance #6

As an American, I support a secular government that frees people of all faiths to worship as they please.

25,000 people gave their lives in the American Revolution to give birth to this freedom.

A photo of a copy of a painting that depicts the Battle of Yorktown
The Battle of Yorktown

Over four hundred and five thousand Americans gave their lives in World War 2; one of the reasons they fought was to protect Freedom of Religion.

Our principles make us great; but only when we strive to practice them

Everyone who seeks freedom has place in the United States


Avinu Malkeinu

Hear our prayer
We have sinned before Thee
Have compassion upon us and upon our children
Help us bring an end to pestilence, war, and famine
Cause all hate and oppression to vanish from the earth
Inscribe us for blessing in the Book Of Life
Let the new year be a good year for us

Avinu malkeinu sh’ma kolenu
Avinu malkeinu chatanu l’faneycha
Avinu malkeinu alkenu chamol aleynu
V’al olaleynu v’tapenu

Avinu malkeinu
Kaleh dever v’cherev v’raav mealeynu
Avinu malkeinu kalehchol tsar
Umastin mealeynu

Avinu malkeinu
Avinu malkeinu
Kotvenu b’sefer chayim tovim
Avinu malkeinu chadesh aleynu
Chadesh a leynu shanah tovah

Sh’ma kolenu
Sh’ma kolenu
Sh’ma kolenu

Avinu malkeinu

Avinu malkeinu
Chadesh a leynu

Shanah tovah

Avinu malkeinu
Sh’ma kolenu
Sh’ma kolenu
Sh’ma kolenu
Sh’ma kolenu




Affirmations for the Resistance #5

I’m an American; my country is built by every race from every nation in the World

Detail of the Mural on the San Francisco Women's Building depicting a father cradling an infant

As of 2015, 14% of the United States’ population is foreign born, compared to just 5% in 1965. Nearly 39 million immigrants have come to the US since 1965, with most coming from Asia and Latin America.

World Population Review


Chilina Kennedy who plays Carole King in ‘Beautiful’, the musical, introduces Aretha Franklin who sings  (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.

Affirmations for the Resistance #3

If you’ve learned to respect art, intellect and the use of reason, give yourself a pat on the back


Rob Goldstein 2018

I will be working on a project for the next two days so I won’t be around as much.

I’ll be back on 3/14