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The Ontology of Fateful Moments

In his On the Ontological Mystery, Gabriel Marcel describes the experience of “an irresistible appeal which overturns the habitual perspectives just as a gust of wind might tumble down the panels of a stage set”. 510 more words

Thinking

The Boy with the Broken Glasses

“They weren’t broken, but I could tell he still was.”

Bullying can have a lasting impact on someone’s life. That’s the lesson behind Sara Hailstone’s 2005 winning essay as part of the… 1,151 more words

Turning Points

Turning points that change your lives

Life, the ongoing obstacle course we all get to run. We all have different courses, obstacles with highlights and differing finish lines. But we all have in common turning points that change the courses of our lives. 475 more words

Empowerment

The Power Within (Or A Good Ol' Fashioned Kick in the Pants)

Was there a Specific turning point in your life?  Or more likely, when was it or better yet, when were they?  Probably like many of you, I can think of a few things that have happened that have changed the course of life for me.   612 more words

Daily Word Prompt

Turning Points

Recovering from alcoholism and addiction for me has been about change, change, and you guessed it – more change. Change is not something I naturally lean into; it is something that generally requires suggestions from my sponsor, family, or trusted friend. 378 more words

Recovery

The New Year... A Turning Point?

“Life is always at some turning point.” – Irwin Edman

As we approach yet another New Year, some people mistake crossing over one year to the next as an important shift – a turning point. 849 more words

Inspirational

Turning Points

“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.” – Australian Aboriginal saying… 824 more words

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