Category Archives: Kindness

My Days as Troop Quartermaster

My Days as Troop Quartermaster By Richard Mabey Jr. In February of 1967, I became the Quartermaster of Boy Scout Troop 170. I was 13 years old and in the eighth grade. Becoming the Troop Quartermaster, was a big step … Continue reading

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Farewell February

Farewell February By Richard Mabey Jr. It is time to say farewell to February. It’s been a rough month for me. I am still in deep mourning for the loss of my Mom. Life is so tough at times. I’m … Continue reading

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I Remember Mom: Setting Mom’s Hair

I Remember Mom: Setting Mom’s Hair By Richard Mabey Jr. Two months have passed since Mom went Home to be with the Lord. My grief is still painfully deep. I miss her so very much. In the past three or … Continue reading

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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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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

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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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Grief Be The Mirror Of Love

Grief Be The Mirror Of Love By Richard Mabey Jr. At times grief seems so unbearable. The pain makes it difficult to sleep. Grief is such an incredibly deep pain. Simply put, at times it feels like you just cannot … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Acts of Kindness, Be Strong!, Broken Heart, Compassion, Destiny, Divine Protection, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Figaro, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Giving, haunting feeling, Healing, Hickam Air Field, Humility, I Remember Dad, Journey to Truth, Kindness, Little Figgy, Love one another, Mourning, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, The Mourning Heart, The Unexplained, To thine own self be true., Wisdom, Wisdom of Animals | Leave a comment

A Father’s Day Miracle

A Father’s Day Miracle By Richard Mabey Jr. This past Father’s Day, I experienced a miracle. I am not speaking from some high pulpit, with a strict religious perspective of the definition of the work, miracle. I am speaking from … Continue reading

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Farewell Not; Dear, Sweet Little Figgy

Farewell Not; Dear, Sweet Little Figgy By Richard Mabey Jr. Little Figaro went Home to Rainbow Bridge this morning. Little Figgy was born on the first of September of 2005. She was about two months shy of her thirteenth birthday. … 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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