Category Archives: Spiritual Lesson

My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park

My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park By Richard Mabey Jr. February eighth of 1971 was a day that would forever change my life. From that point on, my life would never be the same. For it was on that … Continue reading

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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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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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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

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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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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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