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 … Continue reading In Requiem of a Dream

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 … Continue reading The Spirit of Raising Good Children

Infinite Bliss: Dreams of Inner Potential

Inspirational Quotes I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine. Neil Armstrong Follow your bliss and the universe will open … Continue reading Infinite Bliss: Dreams of Inner Potential

Universal Truths: The Heartbeat of Nature

Inspiration The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. Joseph Campbell Everything is perfect in the universe … Continue reading Universal Truths: The Heartbeat of Nature

A Mother’s Love

Inspiration My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Mark Twain Practical Parenting To all mother’s out there, THANK YOU. You have the most … Continue reading A Mother’s Love

Inspiration: Education – A Journey of Hope & Faith

Inspiration Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. — Oprah Winfrey Intelligence plus character—that is the true goal of education — Dr. Martin Luther King, … Continue reading Inspiration: Education – A Journey of Hope & Faith

Practical Parenting… Iced Coffee and Good Conversation!

Inspiration If you want your children to listen, try talking softly to someone else. – Ann Landers Recipe for iced coffee: Have kidsMake coffeeForget you made coffeeDrink it cold (Anonymous) … Continue reading Practical Parenting… Iced Coffee and Good Conversation!

Inspiration: Parenthood… Building a Strong Future Together

Daily Inspiration It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our … Continue reading Inspiration: Parenthood… Building a Strong Future Together

Inspiration: Parenting… A Season of Change

Daily Inspiration Childhood is a short season. Helen Hayes Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. Plato Practical Parenting There is some wisdom here. … Continue reading Inspiration: Parenting… A Season of Change

Inspiration: Hugs… A Warm Welcome to Life!

Daily Inspiration Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children. Princess Diana Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind! Dr. Seuss If you … Continue reading Inspiration: Hugs… A Warm Welcome to Life!

Inspiration: The Sweet Taste of Triumph

Daily Inspiration Most things are good, and they are the strongest things; but there are evil things too, and you are not doing a child a favor by trying to … Continue reading Inspiration: The Sweet Taste of Triumph

Inspiration: Parenting… The Power of Belief

Encourage and support your kids because children are apt to live up to what you believe of them. Lady Bird Johnson Behind every young child who believes in himself is … Continue reading Inspiration: Parenting… The Power of Belief