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How to Thrive after 50

posted by Alex Blackwell

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou Now two years into my 50s, I’m finally getting it. 50 […]

What Amazes You?

posted by Alex Blackwell

“There’s beauty everywhere. There are amazing things happening everywhere, you just have to be able to open your eyes and witness it.” – Sarah McLachlan Gaza. Ferguson. Ebola. These events can make your heart sink, like it’s falling into a […]

10 Essential Back to School Supplies

posted by Alex Blackwell

“The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.” – Unknown My daughter goes back to school on Thursday. Emily will be a high school sophomore with a busy year planned. Over the past few weeks, she and […]

Where to Find the Extra Moments to Worship

posted by Alex Blackwell

“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” – Mahatma Gandhi Worshiping doesn’t have to be something you do once a week or limited to […]

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Celebrating Life’s Greatest Gifts
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance." - Brian Tracy If you have ever lost a loved one or talked to someone who has, one of the most common sentiments is something like…I wish I would have spent more time with her. Little things like

posted 1:04:13am Jan. 27, 2015 | read full post »

Sunday Inspiration #67
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” - Socrates About Alex Blackwell Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

posted 7:53:10pm Jan. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Faith: Live It. Give It!
"Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark." - Rabindranath Tagore It can be easy to lose your way sometimes. Disappointment. Feeling like you’ve failed. Not measuring up in your mind. These things can deliver a punch so powerful it can feel like you can’t breathe.

posted 10:26:53pm Jan. 21, 2015 | read full post »

How to Keep Your Love Alive in a Crazy and Sometimes Cruel World
"Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river." - Malagasy Proverb You have probably heard the statistics about marriage—more than half will end in divorce. You don't marry the person you fell in love with intending to divorce down the road. You fell in love for

posted 10:26:41pm Jan. 19, 2015 | read full post »

Sunday Inspiration #66
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: "Learn from the past and let it go. Live in today." - Louise L. Hay About Alex Blackwell Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

posted 8:46:42pm Jan. 17, 2015 | read full post »


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