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4 Benefits of a Fresh Start in a New Place After the Loss of a Loved One

When a loved one passes, whether unexpectedly or not, you’re bound to experience emotional and physical grief. However, with time, you’ll begin to realize that you still have a life to live — and choosing where to spend it might be a crucial consideration. Here are the benefits of starting over somewhere new after losing …

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Fatherhood: Raising the Next Generation Part 4 (Love Hurts)

Inspirational Quote I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. Sigmund Freud A Depth Psychology Perspective (Love Hurts) The cold white room and what felt like a stone table surface were a somehow familiar yet very foreign land as the nurse brought me to see my …

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Hope… Burning Passions to Weather the Storm

Inspirational Quote It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. Frederick Douglass If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest …

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Infinite Intelligence… To Realize Inner Peace, Calm, and Contentment

Inspiration To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wildflower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour. (William Blake) A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Namaste. This ancient Sanskrit word translates loosely to the inner light within me bows to the light found within you. …

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Dr. Thomas Maples: Crossroads

Shine On… Let Your Inner Light Guide You…

Inspiration I’m not afraid of death because I don’t believe in it.It’s just getting out of one car, and into another. ― John Lennon We all shine on…like the moon and the stars and the sun…we all shine on…come on and on and on… ― john lennon A Father’s Guide to Wisdom A little bit …

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Values… The Foundation of Moral Character

Inspiration There is a fundamental question we all have to face. How are we to live our lives; by what principles and moral values will we be guided and inspired? H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking. H. Jackson Brown, Jr. A Father’s Guide to …

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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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Imagination… To Do the Impossible

Inspiration Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi The power of imagination makes us infinite. John Muir The Philosopher’s Corner As a young boy, I remember the day that John Lennon died. I don’t know why I remember it so vividly. I was …

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Inspiration: Rejuvenation & The Act of Letting Go

Daily Inspiration We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ Robin Williams The Philosopher’s Corner Wow… a warm day and the sun was out. Pleased to spend a great day with my …

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Genesis and Self: A Journey of Hope and Faith (Part 3)

Working the Paradox, Consciousness and I I am, or, am I? This question poses a dialectic dilemma. While individuals will ultimately answer this question personally, the journey that underlies the meaning behind this juxtaposition shows that numerous paths are available for consciousness to transcend its paradoxical nature. The verb to be connotes that an entity …

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