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Katabasis: Ascending Time’s Grieving Sorrow

Time Tics to Sorrow’s Grief An acorn fell to the Earth, and lost its way in an endless sea… Yet the rabbit runs blissfully cheerful towards the setting sun! I originally penned a version of this prose for a colleague who had lost her husband. I was in my twenties at the time, and little …

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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 …

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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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Dr. Thomas Maples: Therapy On Demand

What’s Your Faithful Intent: Conflict… Peace… and Inner Growth

Inspiration We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. Dalai Lama Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Francis of Assisi A Father’s Guide to Wisdom “You are what you eat…” My mother told me this as a young …

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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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A Faithful Intent… Love… Peace… Serenity…

Inspiration I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. Martin Luther King, Jr. The most important thing in the world is family and love. John Wooden A Father’s Guide to Wisdom I do not often share about my spiritual life. This is because as a scientist, I am …

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Imagine

Inspiration We live in a world where we have to hide to make love, while violence is practiced in broad daylight. John Lennon If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace. John Lennon A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Imagine… Just Imagine… There is some great words of wisdom here from …

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Dream… A Healthy Start to New Adventures

Inspiration Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson A Father’s Guide to Wisdom There is a sense of excitement found in new adventures. Wouldn’t you agree? That air of mystery. The fears associated with the unknown. The courage elicited to …

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Inspiration: The Magic of Christmas

Dr. Tom explores the inner joy and light gratitude brings us this holiday season.

Psychology, Psychotherapy, Counseling, Therapy, Mental Health, Psychologist, Therapist, Counselor

The Secret: Moving Towards Inner Peace

We dance round in a ring and suppose,
But the Secret sits in the middle and knows. ~ Robert Frost

Perceiving Happiness: Wandering the Dark Meadow

Many eyes go through the Meadow, but few see the Flower in it. (Ralph Waldo Emerson) In what oftentimes seems a fool-hearted journey to find balance between work and play, responsibility and fun, family and personal interests, and the dynamic to find harmony within, we often seem to be pulled by two equally opposing, yet completely dependent forces …

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Finding Balance: The Elusive Art of Cultivating Happiness

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” …

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