A Father’s Guide to Wisdom

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To Realize Self

Inspirational Quote If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze St. Catherine of Siena I am often taken back by the soul’s capacity to find its essence. In psychology, this journey is called Self-Realization. While the history of this subject is well entrenched in the tomes of philosophy and …

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Happy 2021… To New Beginnings

Something Old, and a Little Something New Hello Everyone. Hope all is well and everyone had a healthy and happy holiday season. There is a tradition in weddings to give the bride something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. While this post is not about marriage, I think 2021 represents a new beginning …

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The Blessing of Hard Work… A Job Well Done!

Inspirational Quote Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, the love of work is success! David O. McKay To Do a Job Well Done Today’s quote comes from the ninth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). While I …

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To Be… What a Beautiful Gift!

Inspirational Quotes I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity. ― Eleanor Roosevelt Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! ― Dr. Seuss A Father’s Guide …

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The Beauty of What Will Become… What Can You Do with a Little Faith?

Inspirational Quote We become what we love and who we love shapes what we become. Clare of Assisi A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Love is an adventure. Choose wisely, for it will shape the entirety of your life moving forward. As a young boy, my mother gave me priceless advice, a bit of age-old wisdom …

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A Seed of Hope… What will Tomorrow Bring?

Inspirational Quotes Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. John F. Kennedy Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. Henry Ward Beecher A Father’s Guide to Practical Parenting In this week’s inspiration, I turn my focus to the next generation. For it is in …

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Sometimes a Little Bravery Is All That We Need

Inspirational Quote You are braver than you believe, smarter than you seem, and stronger than you think. Winnie-the-Pooh (A. A. Milne) AUTHOR A Father’s Guide to Wisdom I think we all need a little bravery in life. Wouldn’t you agree? This single emotion forms the basis from which effective parents raise the next generation. Let’s face …

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To Harvest a Dreams Delight…

Inspirational Quotes Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson Dream and you shall become. Wayne Dyer A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Hello my friends. There is some real wisdom here in these lines from author’s Robert Louis Stevenson and Dr. Wayne Dyer. So …

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In Requiem of a Dream

Inspirational Quotes The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were. John F. Kennedy Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A …

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Gratitude… To Stand on the Back of Giants

Inspirational Quotes If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. Isaac Newton We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Gratitude. It makes the world seem somehow, more humane; wouldn’t you agree? But how do we …

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The Spirit of Raising Good Children

Inspirational Quotes Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. Plato Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk. Carl Jung A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Hello Friends. I hope all is well on your journey to navigate that enjoyable time we call parenting during …

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