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Joy… A Key to Hidden Truths

Inspirational Quotes Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. Buddha We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha A Father’s Guide to Wisdom There are as many truths as there are people …

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Be Here… Now… An Instrument of God’s Way

Inspiration Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Francis of Assisi Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. Buddha A Father’s Guide to Wisdom To be here, now. That is the way, at least from what the saints of old have always taught …

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Be Here… Now!

Inspiration Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Buddha We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. E. M. Forster A Father’s Guide to Wisdom… (Finding Miracles) …

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To Let Go and Be

Inspiration We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Buddha A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Wisdom is gained by learning from …

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Compassion… A Journey to Make Meaning in Life

Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive. Thich Nhat Hanh Let us fill our hearts with our own compassion – towards ourselves and towards all living beings. Thich Nhat Hanh A Father’s Guide to Wisdom We all live, but do we truly Live. What does it mean to be alive, …

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Out of Darkness… Light: The Paradox of Descent

Inspiration A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them. As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl …

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A Father’s Guide to Wisdom – It’s Not the Destination… It’s the Journey

A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Greetings fellow travelers. Carpé Diem (Seize the Day). In today’s wisdom, I explore two wonderful quotes from Buddha and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Its the not the Destination, It’s the journey. Ralph Waldo Emerson What you are is what you have been. What you will be is what you do now. …

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Imagine: A World in Love… Living for Today

Inspiration There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we …

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Dr. Thomas Maples: Curiosity... A Whole New World of Possibility!

Curiosity… A Whole New World of Possibility!

Inspiration Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. Stephen Hawking The Philosopher’s Corner As I looked further and further into the depths of the rabbit hole we call the psyche, I began to …

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The Miracle of Self: A Love Too Grande to Leave Unattended

Inspiration There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde The Philosopher’s Corner Greetings everyone. I hope everyone has health, wellbeing, and happiness in this new era …

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Compassion: A Warm Welcome to Life

Inspiration If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. Dalai Lama The Philosopher’s Corner Happiness. The most elusive, yet simplistic of all feelings. We all yearn for it, but few can ever achieve it over a prolonged period of time. Why is this the case? Our …

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Practical Parenting: Why Do We Hold Onto Past Hurt?

Why Do We Hold Onto Past Hurt In this VLOG on Practical Parenting, Dr. Tom explores the reason why we hold onto past hurts. No, this is not a down trodden exploration of the problems that arise on the analyst’s couch. Instead, Dr. Tom frames past hurt as a cornerstone from which our practical parenting …

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