Category: Inspiration

In Honor of My Mother’s 100th Birthday

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In Celebration of What Would Have Been My Mother’s 100th Birthday, Here are Some of the Most Valuable Lessons She Taught Me – Plus a Free Gift I Know You’re Going to Love!

My mother, Dorothy Manin, passed away in 2010 and today marks what would have been her 100th birthday. (more…)

In Honor of Father’s Day, Here’s The Most Valuable Advice My Father Ever Gave Me

The Next Time You Feel You’re At A Crossroads In Life, This Simple But Powerful Advice Will Help You Choose The Right Path For You

This weekend in the United States, we celebrate Father’s Day – a day to honor the fathers and father figures that have been influential and meaningful to us.

Every single one of us on the planet has something in common…

A birth mother and birth father brought us into this world. (more…)

Happy Holidays! Here’s How to Experience More Love, For Yourself and Others, Than You’ve Ever Known

Many of us grew up on all kinds of Christmas carols, and when we hear those Christmas carols, they can actually take us right back to the days of our childhood.

One of my favorite Christmas carols has a line in it that says, “Let every heart prepare Him room.”

To me, this line of the song means to let your heart prepare room for the real meaning of Christmas – for the real transcended experience of having a light that comes into your life that’s far more powerful than any darkness, and can lead you toward healing and a greater experience of love. (more…)

One Dad’s Fun, Annual Tradition for Honoring and Deepening His Relationship with His Adult Daughter

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A few years ago, I received a call from a friend of mine who was ecstatic after a breakthrough weekend that he’d just had with his daughter.

That previous Friday afternoon, he’d driven to his daughter’s college campus for the annual Parent’s Weekend.

Between her school work, her boyfriend and her packed social schedule, his daughter’s calendar always seemed to be wonderfully full – and this being her senior year, she seemed to be even busier than usual!

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Why Celebrating My First Mother’s Day at Age 17 Was Actually a Blessing

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My sons, Rich Boggs and John Boggs – age 5

Mother’s Day is often a day of reflection for me.

I celebrated my first Mother’s Day at the age of 17, and while that may sound scary for some, it was actually a blessing for me.

Whether you’re a mother or not, I’m sure you’ve had moments in your life that have rocked your world in a big way. We’ve all been there.

It’s what we do when we stare down the seemingly impossible situations in our lives that show us what we’re truly capable of. (more…)