Category Archives: Believe in yourself!

My Tribute to Tonya Jo

My Tribute to Tonya Jo By Richard Mabey Jr. It was some time in the Summer of 2016 that I first connected with Tonya on the Private Message mode. But actually we had connected long before that. Tonya had been … Continue reading

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When You Are Broken

When You Are Broken By Richard Mabey Jr. There may come the time when it seems that the tide has turned against you. When it all seems hopeless. It could be a bad medical report, a break up with a … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Dr. Chi’s book, Being Empowered

Perspectives on Dr. Chi’s book, Being Empowered By Richard Mabey Jr. I totally enjoyed reading Dr. Phoebe Chi’s book, Being Empowered …for a Healthy Heart. It is such a good read and I learned a lot from this book. It … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishment, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Chiropractic, Creative Writing, Destiny, Determination, Dr. Phoebe Chi, Encouragement, Faith, Giving, Healing, Journey to Truth, Kindness, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | 2 Comments

Senior 65 By Patrick McCarthy

This is a humorous essay that my good friend, Patrick McCarthy wrote. Patrick and I are old friends, going back to Mrs. Jacobchick’s fourth grade class at dear old Chapel Hill School. It is my honor to premier this great … Continue reading

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The Role Hickam Air Field Played Upon My Dad

The Role Hickam Air Field Played Upon My Dad By Richard Mabey Jr. My Dad was 18 years old when he arrived at Hickam Air Field in early 1944. Dad was now part of the great Seventh Army Air Corps. … Continue reading

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Never Surrender!

Never Surrender! By Richard Mabey Jr. There is a part of me that is overwhelmed by it all. I worked on my book, “I Remember Dad” today. Specifically the chapter about Dad’s stay at Hickam Air Field during World War … Continue reading

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My Life Has Changed So Very Much

Working as a humble Gate Guard, in a gated community in Central Florida, is not as easy as most people think it is. My Life Has Changed So Very Much By Richard Mabey Jr. My life has changed so very … Continue reading

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