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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.

“Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.” – John C. Maxwell How many times have you said, “No” to someone or something because fear held you back. You may expect to fail […]

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius Here’s Part Two of Everyday Inspirations 10 Must Reads. You can read Part One here. Thank you for […]

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale After writing the Everyday Inspiration column for more than a year, they are a set of posts that inspire the most. These must reads offer encouragement, motivation, and […]

“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen While it’s impossible to have a perfect relationship, you can have a better, more fulfilling relationship when you […]

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: When the world seems crazy and out of control, you can always choose to create your world of peace and love. About Alex Blackwell Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius Your passions, life experiences, and even your personality all contribute to your happiness. You may find happiness in […]

“Lying to others is wrong, but lying to yourself is an absolute tragedy.” – Unknown Living with purpose takes faith, but even the strongest people find themselves in doubt sometimes. Pressures come from all parts of life and it’s easy […]

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: The secret of being truly happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of every day. Go on, be happy! About Alex Blackwell Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

“If we’re going to bring out the best in people, we, too, need to sow seeds of encouragement.” – Joel Osteen With smartphones grabbing people’s attention throughout the day, these devices can be a great way to connect with someone […]

“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” – Joseph Campbell After celebrating my 52nd birthday a few days ago, it was clear I had […]

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