Fatherhood

Fatherhood: To Open the World for Dreams

Inspirational Quote Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly. Langston Hughes Food For Thought The world of depth psychology knows the power of the paradox. The symbols that drive our life journey forward are powerful representations of the world soul, as it plays its enantiodromia in …

Fatherhood: To Open the World for Dreams Read More »

To Be a Good Father: The Myth of Daedalus and Icarus

How can we as fathers successfully channel our children’s natural source of energy towards productive means? I believe that is the vocation any parent worth their weight will undertake to ask, as we strive to create for the next generation a world myth more suited for the nuances of life we now see unfolding before …

To Be a Good Father: The Myth of Daedalus and Icarus Read More »

man carrying baby drawing their foreheads

A Lesson to Men… Self-Dependence and the Virtue of Getting Up!

The lesson taught at this point by human experience is simply this, that the man who will get up will be helped up; and the man who will not get up will be allowed to stay down. This rule may appear somewhat harsh, but in its general application and operation, it is wise, just, and …

A Lesson to Men… Self-Dependence and the Virtue of Getting Up! Read More »

couple in field

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 …

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

baby child father fingers

Fatherhood: Raising the Next Generation Part 3

Inspirational Quote My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. Clarence Budington Kelland A Depth Psychology Perspective Little did I know that the symbolism present in the Myth of Daedalus would lead me to such a journey exploring fatherhood’s mythical underpinnings. I wanted to start with …

Fatherhood: Raising the Next Generation Part 3 Read More »

person holding baby s feet

Fatherhood: Raising the Next Generation Part 2

Inspirational Quote Someone once said that every man is trying to live up to his father’s expectations or make up for their father’s mistakes… Barack Obama A Depth Psychology Perspective I decided to revisit this quote today because for the second day now, it haunts me. There is so much turmoil in this country that …

Fatherhood: Raising the Next Generation Part 2 Read More »

happy young father admiring sleeping baby near ethnic wife using netbook

Fatherhood: Raising the Next Generation

Inspiration Someone once said that every man is trying to live up to his father’s expectations or make up for their father’s mistakes… Barack Obama A Depth Psychology Perspective I don’t normally dialogue in politics. Especially the lived form of this most dividing of subjects. My grandfather taught that one should assume responsibility for one’s …

Fatherhood: Raising the Next Generation Read More »

baby child father fingers

Friendship, Parenting, and Personal Development: Exploring the Myth of Psychological Ascent

Inspirational Quote We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. Franklin D. Roosevelt A Depth Psychology Perspective Being a father of two wonderful boys, I am often reminded of this most simple, yet complex question. What is my job as a Father? Harmon Killebrew , …

Friendship, Parenting, and Personal Development: Exploring the Myth of Psychological Ascent Read More »

Dr. Thomas Maples: Crossroads

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 …

In Requiem of a Dream Read More »

To Find Love… (S)he Loves Me, (S)he Loves Me Not?

A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Einstein once wrote these great words of wisdom about a fundamental question we all must examine within ourselves. The most important decision we make is whether we believe we live in a friendly or hostile universe. Albert Einstein On my way to work this morning, I was taken aback by a segment In heard on a local …

To Find Love… (S)he Loves Me, (S)he Loves Me Not? Read More »

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 …

Shine On… Let Your Inner Light Guide You… Read More »

Scroll to Top
%d bloggers like this: