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

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The Descent Within

Inspiration “A fall from such a height is rarely straight downwards. Victor Hugo The Philosopher’s Corner A wise man, well, Forest Gump, once said, “life is like a box of … Continue reading The Descent Within

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Emotional Ascent: Daedalus and the Labyrinth of Thought

Inspiration Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. Norman Vincent Peale Food for Thought In today’s podcast, I begin a psychoanalytic exploration of the … Continue reading Emotional Ascent: Daedalus and the Labyrinth of Thought

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The Ascent of Spring

Inspiration No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. Hal Borland Food For Thought Spring is here. On the drive to work this morning, I saw the almond and … Continue reading The Ascent of Spring

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Myth as Technology and Dream!

Inspiration Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. Arthur M. Schlesinger Food For Thought Modern myths abound. Who do your children idolize? Police … Continue reading Myth as Technology and Dream!

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Public Myths, Private Dreams

Inspiration Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths. We must be willing to get rid of the life we planned, so as to have the life that is waiting … Continue reading Public Myths, Private Dreams

The Wayward Soul

Inspiration The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. … Continue reading The Wayward Soul

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Practical Parenting: I’m Bored

I think it’s necessary to let kids get bored once in a while – that’s how they learn to be creative. Kim Raver My son recently came to me the … Continue reading Practical Parenting: I’m Bored

Wise Old Bear…

Inspirational Quotes Sometimes, the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh) Doing nothing often leads to the very best of something. A.A. … Continue reading Wise Old Bear…

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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

Dr. Thomas Maples: Curiosity... A Whole New World of Possibility!

Dream On… To Harness Your Inner Joy

Inspirational Quotes Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems … Continue reading Dream On… To Harness Your Inner Joy

Inspiration: Teaching through Lived Experience

Daily Inspiration I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained. Walt Disney It is better to know some of the … Continue reading Inspiration: Teaching through Lived Experience