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Course in Miracles Meeting Wednesday evening @ 6:30 pm: Virtual Zoom Meeting (See Below For Details)

Topic: ACIM* Zoom Meeting (*A Course in Miracles (also referred to as ACIM or the Course) is a recovery group utilizing peer support and a 1976 book containing a curriculum which claims to assist its readers in achieving spiritual transformation.) Time: Wednesday @ 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   Every week on Wednesday […]

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NOTE: NEW Virtual Law of Attraction Workshop “Befriending Difficulties”: Saturdays at 1PM (Recurring Event on Zoom)

To attend this online LOA (Zoom) workshop, RSVP at https://www.meetup.com/lawofattraction-477/events/269014022/ If you are not already registered for Meetup.com, or for the “So. New Jersey Law of Attraction Meetup“, you will be asked to do so this one time. There is no charge to register. Once you have RSVP’d, you will see the link for this […]

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A Birthday Thank-You from Vince D.

Hi Family, It is with much gratitude, humility and love that I say a special thank you for all the expressions of love for my 80th birthday. This was a five day birthday party! Between Zoom parties, Facebook, and some neat surprises from our director, Loretta & staff, it was great! A special thank you […]

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Thought of the Month For May 2020 : “The Celebration Of Family”

By Vince DiPasquale “All growth takes place in a family system.” We are not islands. Each of us is a book in the process of being written. Whenever we come to gather and share our story, we learn and grow from each other. Do not hide your gifts and talents, as they need to be […]

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From The Executive Director: The Starting Point Has Embraced The New World Of “Virtual Participation”

Dear friends and family, I hope all of you are well and taking all of the appropriate precautions during very challenging time. It remains our goal to be here for our clients, practitioners, staff, and The entire Starting Point family. Starting Friday March 20th, The Starting Point embraced the new world of “virtual participation” and […]

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NOTE Meeting Change: ACOA 1:30 Wednesday Meeting Is Now A Phone Meeting Via Zoom (See Below For Details)

ACOA 1:30 Wednesday Meeting will be a phone meeting starting March 18th until further notice Details: Dial in number: 646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 293144633 Video Via internet link: https://zoom.us/j/293144633    

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NOTE Meeting Change: CODA 7PM Thursday Meeting Is Now A Phone Meeting Via Zoom (See Below For Details)

CODA 7PM Thursday Meeting Is Now A Phone Meeting Via Zoom Below are the pertinent details about how-to access the virtual meetings for the Thursday evening all-women CoDA group: Time: 7:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Day:   Every week on Thu, until Apr 30, 2020, 7 occurrence(s) Dates: Mar 19, 2020 07:00 PM, Mar […]

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NOTE Meeting Update: AL-ANON 6:30 Friday Meeting Now Offers Phone Meeting Option Via Zoom (See Below For Details)

New (Optional) Zoom Meeting Option Details: Video Via internet link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/637147479  

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Have No Fear – From Vince D.

Friends and family, I’d like to share a prayer by St Francis de Sales. “Have No Fear”. “Have no fear for what tomorrow may bring. The same loving God who cares for you today, will take care of you tomorrow and every day. God will either shield you from suffering, or give you unfailing strength […]

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Message for today (from Vince D.)

Let’s take time each day to pray for God’s grace and guidance. Dear God, thank You for the gift of life. We are facing a powerful new reality. Help us as we adjust to a new lifestyle. Give us the gift of patience and love. Help us to be open to the spirit of change. […]

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Thoughts on “Grief And Sudden Loss” (from Practitioner Pat Obst, LCSW)

We are all spiraling in raw grief right now. We have all just experienced a sudden death – the end of life as we knew it. We’re feeling shock, confusion, worry/fear, sadness, anger, hopelessness and even guilt. All of these emotions are very normal in grief. But first – “do no harm.” In other words, […]

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Offsite Event : Eleven Step Book Store Retirement Sale

Help us support the owner in their new adventure. They have been an invaluable resource to the recovering community at large in the South Jersey\Philadelphia area! Thank you, 11th Step!

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Vince And Bob McCrumn (A Reunion And A Homecoming …)

On Wednesday evening at one of my lectures, I saw a familiar face in the audience. His presence was a wonderful surprise and it brought tears to my eyes. It was like the early days of The Starting Point again, and memories of the original houses came back into focus. Bob McCrumn was a special […]

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