Category Archives: Surviving Prejudice

To Find One’s True Self

At the age of 23, I graduated from the first graduating class of Sherman College of Chiropractic. I was filled with incredible hope, endless idealism and an abounding love for life. To Find One’s True Self By Richard Mabey Jr. … Continue reading

Posted in 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, Acts of Kindness, Advice to the younger set, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Chiropractic, Compassion, Dangers of being too trusting, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Ford Galaxie, Giving, Humility, Journey to Truth, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Love one another, Memory, Moving On, Sacrifice, Sherman College of Chiropractic, Small Town America, Spiritual Lesson, Surviving Prejudice, West Virginia, Wisdom | 1 Comment

My Story That Scooped The Big Dailies

I am proud to say that my Pine Brook Village story scooped all the other regional weeklies and I scooped every daily newspaper in northern New Jersey. My Story That Scooped The Big Dailies By Richard Mabey Jr. For decades, … Continue reading

Posted in 1987, Advice to the younger set, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Compassion, Dad, Daily Record, Destiny, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Heroism, Homecoming, Humility, Journalism, Kindness, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Journal, Mabey Homestead, Memory, My Old New Jersey Home, Never give up!, Newspapers, NJ, Nostalgia, Old Beavertown, Old Lincoln Park, Sacrifice, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Surviving Prejudice, Workers' Rights | 2 Comments

This One’s For You, Dad!

From the autumn of 1970, Dad and I taking a break along the Appalachian Trail with my fellow scouts of the great and wonderful Boy Scout Troop 170. This One’s For You, Dad! By Dr. Richard Mabey Jr. My father … Continue reading

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My Battle With Chemistry

This is the very desk, upon which I studied at during my first year of chiropractic school. My Battle With Chemistry By Richard Mabey Jr. In June of 1973, I graduated from County College of Morris. During that summer, I … Continue reading

Posted in 1973, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Boonton High School, Chemistry, Chiropractic, Dad, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Homecoming, Humility, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Mabey Homestead, Rheumatic Fever, Sherman College of Chiropractic, Spiritual Lesson, Surviving Prejudice, West Virginia, Wisdom | 4 Comments

Faith, Perseverance and Hard Work, Bring Dream to Life

I had the great honor to cover the story of the premier of Dad’s pictorial history book about the town of Lincoln Park. Faith, Perseverance and Hard Work, Bring Dream to Life By Richard Mabey Jr. My Dad was a … Continue reading

Posted in Be Strong!, Beavertown, Believe in yourself!, Boy Scouts, Christianity, Cross-Talk Television Talk Show, Dad, Dangers of being too trusting, Determination, Dreams, Earl Mabey, Encouragement, Faith, Fighting Cancer, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Forgiveness, God and Country Award, Healing, Hickam Air Field, Humility, Leadership, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park History, Memory, Mom, Old Beavertown, Old Beavertown Christian Church, Second World War, Surviving Prejudice, Troop 170, Wisdom | 4 Comments

Finding My Lost Fury

The first part of my tribute article to the great Don Knotts. Finding My Lost Fury By Richard Mabey Jr. There was a time in my life, when a flame of fury, determination and persistence burnt brightly in my heart … Continue reading

Posted in Age Prejudice, Believe in yourself!, Dad, Determination, Don Knotts, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Giving, Life's Dreams, Memory, Merle Haggard, Stand Tall, Surviving Prejudice, Wisdom | 2 Comments

A Most Painful Truth

There was a time when promise filled my work experience at Amalgamated Consolidated. A Most Painful Truth By Richard Mabey Jr. The corporate name of Amalgamated Consolidated is a fictional name of a real corporation that I worked for, from … Continue reading

Posted in Amalgamated Consolidated, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Dangers of being too trusting, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Humility, Life's Dreams, Memory, Modern Life, Never give up!, Spiritual Lesson, Surviving Prejudice, Wisdom | 2 Comments

Age Prejudice is Real!

Age Prejudice is Real! By Richard Mabey Jr. Age prejudice is real. Don’t kid yourself for one minute, age prejudice is real. The first time that I experienced age prejudice, I was just 50 years old. I had applied at … Continue reading

Posted in Age Prejudice, Be Strong!, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Heroism, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Modern Life, Never give up!, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Surviving Prejudice, Wisdom | 2 Comments

Help Us Help Us, Help the Helpless

Yes, this could be you. Help Us Help Us, Help the Helpless By Richard Mabey Jr. I’ve grown tired and weary of hearing the baloney that poor people are lazy, that they are just looking for a free ride. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Healing, Help the poor, Humility, Kindness, Modern Life, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Surviving Prejudice, Wisdom, World Hunger | 2 Comments

My Father’s Undying Belief in Hope for Young People

A photo of my dad (right hand side) and his beloved Minister, Reverend Fred Herwaldt. Both of these fine gentlemen are now residing in Heaven with the good Lord. Both worked untiring and with earnest dedication in leading boys to … Continue reading

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