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… Continue Reading


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… Continue Reading


Love: An Act of Soulful Intent

Inspiration Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Aristotle The Philosopher’s Corner To love… What is true Love? That single question has perplexed the greatest of minds yet moved the most poetic of souls throughout human history. At its core, it is simplistic. To love is to give. To give all that… Continue Reading


Inspiration: The Nature of Faith

Inspiration Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you. Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. Helen Keller The Philosopher’s Corner As the world is asked to quarantine, we have an extra-ordinary gift available to us. Time… In the philosophy of psychology,… Continue Reading


Inspiration: Prayer in Action

Inspirational Quote “I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.”  (Frederick Douglass) The Psychology Perspective Today’s quote is from Frederick Douglass, who was a primary source behind the abolishment of slavery. During a vacation to Washington DC last year, I became highly fascinated by the personal… Continue Reading