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Alex Blackwell is the author of Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender and the founding editor of The BridgeMaker - a blog about letting go, faith and inspiration. Be sure to download Alex's free eBook How to Love Consciously and connect with him on Facebook.

“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop” – Confucius The enemy waits and listens for your desperation. When you are at the end of your rope and can no longer see or […]

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: The way for your relationship to grow and experience a love bigger than you and your partner could ever imagine is by doing something small – everyday. These small acts create a love bigger than the most […]

“The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.” – Eminem [+] “I’ll never be a non-stumbler. I’ll be a forgiven stumbler, but never a non-stumbler.” – tobyMac […]

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Every one of us has a desire to create something. You may want to write a novel, paint beautiful masterpieces or act in […]

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Every single day there’s an opportunity to show kindness. Whatever the situation – a business meeting, an encounter with a stranger or a dinner with the family – showing kindness is always an option. “The smallest act […]

“When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.” – Bernard Meltzer I learned many years ago that forgiveness, and letting go of the anger, frees your soul to be able […]

“Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up” – Rachel Corrie Sometimes your dreams can get off track because of the constant fires that flare up. When this happens, your dreams get put on the back burner while […]

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: After witnessing my wife be a wonderful mother for the last 29 years, I know now fathers share a part of their child’s heart; mothers share a part of their child’s soul. I hope this Mother’s Day […]

A note from Alex: Welcome to the final post in the five-part series, The Five Secrets of a Happy Marriage. The following five secrets have worked very well in my marriage for more than 30 years. Follow these secrets and […]

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.” – Edward Koch Graduating from high school or college is an exciting adventure. It’s the big reward to sticking it out when there […]

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