The Power Of, And Alternatives To, Forgiveness

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Ned Breslin with a deeply personal story about the ways in which he’s learning to heal from past trauma.

How a Death-Defying Sea Voyage Helped Mend the Relationship With My Kids That Divorce Destroyed

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Sprague Theobald set out on a journey to become closer to his children. It wasn’t as easy as he thought while in the middle ship-killing ice fields, polar bears, and mind-numbing isolation.

Recovery: The Never Ending Story

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Randy Ellison points out that “healing is not a destination, but a journey.”

How My Husband’s Illness Became A Transformative Journey to Love

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When cancer came knocking, Camilla Sanderson and her husband gave up lucrative NYC careers for a life of simplicity and love.

Death of a Brother. Death of a Warrior.

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Jamie Gilroy goest to pay his final respects to an old friend and finds himself frozen in time.

The Other Side of the Ice

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Sprague Theobold took his family on a treacherous journey across the Northwest Passage. He was hoping it would reconcile them. Assuming, that is, that they were able to survive.

Belfast, Bangor and the Isle of Man

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Jonathan Footerman continues his quest to circumnavigate the UK in a mini-yacht, this time swinging over to Ireland, stopping at Isle of Man, before heading back to the ports of the UK.

Separate but Equal: Film and Gaming

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From Bubble Bobble to Bioshock Infinite, Samuel Sattin explores the evolution of modern gaming, and how it’s come to share in a tenuous relationship with its cousin in cables: film.

Just Pedal, No Push

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A Rockies encounter with an old traveler inspires Pat O’Connor to take a life-altering journey.

Knowing Your Offender, Navigating Your Healing Path

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Randy Ellis explains the psychological grooming recalled by many survivors to have been used by their abusers to create a false sense of relationship.

Man-to-Man with Author and Adventurer Jason Foux

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“Jason Foux had an itch. And like any itch, it wasn’t going to leave him alone until it was scratched.” An interview by John Swartz.

“Our challenge as men is to redefine what it means to ‘be a man’ for each of us, to express who we truly are.”

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This is a comment by Josh Van Vliet on the post “I Can Finally Say I Am Proud to Be a Man”.

The Battle They Didn’t Choose: His Wife’s Fight with Breast Cancer (Video and Photos)

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Before going to bed each night, Angelo Merendino and his wife would ask each other one question.

What Is a Best Friend Worth?

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Mike Penny recounts a sailboat journey, an illness, a friendship.

The Circle of Life

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The Beatles, The Bible, and the Sanskrit word for bliss: Jeff Swain explains how by following our bliss, we find our purpose.

Giving Thanks for Our Successes

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While the road ahead can be daunting, on this Thanksgiving, let’s be thankful for how far we’ve come.