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Thought Of The Month: August 2019

“The Lazy Days of Summer” By: Vince DiPasquale We are now entering the one month of the year when the world seems to stop and we can smell the roses. Often, Mother Nature makes this the warmest month of the year. Maybe it’s about time we pay attention to good old Mother Nature. We all […]

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Thought Of The Month: July 2019

“Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” By Vince DiPasquale The month of July is always dedicated to the theme of freedom and responsibility. Freedom is something we all take for granted to enjoy but really involves work and responsibility. Our 12 Step Program is the most spiritual formula to help us achieve serenity and peace. So many […]

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New Meeting Begins August 7th @ 5:30 : ABA – Anorexia and Bulimia Anonymous (Open)

Beginning August 7th ABA – Anorexia and Bulimia Anonymous Every Wednesdays at 5:30 pm in Room 29 at The Starting Point. From ABA’s site (aba12steps.org) “Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous (ABA) is a fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in our eating practices, and to help others gain recovery. The […]

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Thought Of The Month: June 2019

“God’s Messengers” By: Vince DiPasquale Welcome to the month of June, the beginning of summer, a time to relax, sit back and reflect on our lives. As I look back on my own life, I am grateful to so many people who have touched my life and made a difference. It began back in the […]

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Thought Of The Month: Dec 2018

“Celebrating The Child” By: Vince DiPasquale   Welcome to the month of December, the month of the child.  Let’s take time to meditate this month on the simplicity of our inner child.  At the moment of our birth we were pure of spirit and connected to the Source of all life.  Things were not important, just […]

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Thought Of The Month: Nov 2018

“Willingness, Humility & THANKSGIVING” By: Vince DiPasquale In case you missed this … Each morning begins a new day. Let us kneel before God, our creator and look at the earth and begin each day with a spirit of humility and gratitude, knowing that we are a part of God’s new day. As we enter […]

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Thought Of The Month: Oct 2018

“Thanksgiving: Transition and change…” By: Vince DiPasquale October is the month of transition and change. It’s a time to let go and let God. It’s a time that teaches us one of the great lessons of life – let go of what was, face your history, accept it, and learn great lessons from it. It’s […]

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Starting Point Congratulates Our 10 Week Club Winners!

Thanks, as always, for helping support Starting Point! More than 400 people cross The Starting Point’s threshold weekly (adults, adolescents, and families) – people of all ages and from all walks of like – who seek help for a wide range of mental, emotional and spiritual issues. The Starting Point environment is welcoming, caring, and […]

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Thought Of The Month: Aug 2018

“The KISS Principle” By: Vince DiPasquale Some very special people taught me these messages of life. My Dad would always tell me as a child; “Relax, enjoy each moment, remember God in in charge. Don’t be afraid to fall down then you will learn how to get up.” So many teachers in my life always […]

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Accessing Your True Self

By Geoff Farnsworth, CHT, CAC Our basic nature is that Higher Self within each of us from the moment of our birth. Along the way, we develop coping strategies that we use to protect ourselves and to get what we need or want. These parts of ourselves can become full-blown personas that sometimes serve us […]

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Thought Of The Month: July 2018

“Lessons of Freedom” By Vince DiPasquale When People lack a sense of awe, there will be disaster. When People do not fear worldly power, a greater power will arrive. Do not limit the view of yourself. Do not despise the conditions of your birth. Do not resist the natural course of your life. In this […]

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Thought Of The Month: June 2018

“Life is such a beautiful process ~ let us learn how to trust it.” By Vince DiPasquale As we begin the gateway to the summer months, we are asked to look at the difference between trusting the process and controlling the process. Life is a journey which we are asked by God to go on. […]

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Thought Of The Month: May 2018

“Let Go & Let God” By: Vince DiPasquale May is the month of new beginnings. Spring is here making it a time for new ideas and adventures. We need to meditate on the wonderful Gift of Faith. “Faith can move mountains”, we are taught in the Tao. God’s teachings are easy to understand but hard […]

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Thought Of The Month: April 2018

The Secret Of Life ~ The Spirit Of Balance And Service By Vince DiPasquale Each day we are taught by the Source (God) to remain humble at all times. Humility is the great teacher. Life is in constant change. We are a people in progress for we are never done even when we leave our […]

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Thought Of The Month: March 2018

“Simplicity, Humility, Service” By Vince Di Pasquale March has many names but the most favorite one is March Madness. This title is given to the NCAA Basketball tournament held each year. I would like to give this title to the journey of life. Like the uncertain changes of this month, life is a journey you […]

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