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Hey it’s Vince’s 82nd Birthday! (Tuesday, actually!)

Dear Starting Point Friends and Family, Sunday was a wonderful celebration for Vince! Thank you all for joining us. Vince’s actual birthday is not until May 24th so there is still time to send him your birthday wishes and honor him with a one-time or monthly donation to The Starting Point. You can give in […]

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*UPDATE: Vince’s VIRTUAL Lecture Series : Virtual ONLY via Zoom ~ Wednesday At 12 and 7

Please join us for Vince’s DiPasquale’s weekly lectures held live every Wednesday at 12PM and 7PM (on Zoom.) (For more info about Vince, check out his bio at https://startingpoint.org/vinces-corner .) Wednesdays 12PM: Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84817848874 Meeting ID: 848 1784 8874 One tap mobile +19292056099,,84817848874# US (New York) +13017158592,,84817848874# US (Washington DC) Dial by your location +1 […]

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[Law of Attraction] New Online Workshop ~ “Where Do Thoughts Come From?” ~ Sat May 21st @ 2PM

When: Saturday, May 21, 2022, 2:00 to 4:00pm Where: Virtual Only Facilitator: David Diamond Cost:  Free to all. Please consider a Love Offering for The Starting Point Inc. of NJ at startingpoint.org/donations For more details, go to rebrand.ly/LOA-meetup. You can also RSVP at this site, in order to attend this transformative workshop and obtain the […]

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Join us for a conversation with author Keith Mason and Loretta Depka about his new book, “Please Stand Up” : Thursday, May 26th at 6 pm

Everybody has imperfect relationship with family. Talk about complicated … Please join us for a conversation with author Keith Mason, as Loretta Depka has a conversation with Keith about his new book, Please Stand Up on Thursday, May 26th at 6 pm on her Zoom Podcast. Time: May 26, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US […]

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[Healing with Sound] ~ Rhythm of the Heart: A Universal Song: (Onsite) ; Sat June 4th, 2PM to 4PM

When: Saturday June 4th,  2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Where: Onsite at The Starting Point Facilitator: Angelo Rizzo Cost:  Free to all. Please consider a Love Offering for The Starting Point Inc. of NJ at startingpoint.org/donations *NOTE: Please note that we will need around five people to sign up for this event.  It is a […]

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Thought Of The Month February 2022 ~ “Happy Valentine’s Day!”

By Vince DiPasquale The month of February is called the love month. We celebrate Valentine’s Day and experience the last month of winter. Let’s spend some time exploring the word “love”. Like everything else in our society we have taken the deeply spiritual nature of the word and commercialized it so that it exploits people. […]

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*New Men’s Group “Pat’s Place” : Every Wed at 6:30PM *Paused until further notice: Please speak with Receptionist for more details*

This new group (“Pat’s Place”) will now be held every Wednesday at 6:30 PM. This is a men’s group\community focused upon personal growth. All meetings are held on-site at The Starting Point.  

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2021 Educational Program “Loss Due to Divorce or Breakup of a Serious Relationship” with Pat Obst and Loretta Depka is Now On The Starting Point’s YouTube Channel

In the next part of the “Doing Grief Well” series, Pat Obst, LCSW, MSW and Loretta Depka, Executive Director continued their discussions on the complex process of grieving. This particular topic is “Loss Due to Divorce or Breakup of a Serious Relationship.”    You can find The Starting Point’s YouTube channel here. Pat is a […]

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2021 Educational Program”Doing Grief Well Part 2: Grieving During the Holidays” with Pat Obst and Loretta Depka is Now On The Starting Point’s YouTube Channel

When we learn to grieve well, we can journey through grief, find healing, purpose, and move towards re-creating our lives after loss. In this program, Pat Obst, LCSW, MSW and Loretta Depka, Executive Director discussed the process of grieving during the holidays. It can be challenging; some people think it SUCKS (Sad; Uncomfortable; Challenging; Keeps […]

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Thought Of The Month Sept 2021 ~ “30 Daily Reminders”

By Vince DiPasquale: Stay in the present – One day at a time. Repeat the 3rd Step Prayer: God, I offer myself to You – to build with me and to do with me as You will. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Your will. Take away my difficulties, […]

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2021 PODCAST: “Applying the Steps to Daily Life” ~ with Founder Vince Di’Pasquale is Now On The Starting Point’s YouTube Channel

The principles of the 12 Steps can apply to every aspect of life.  They are helpful tools that give us the opportunity to reflect, get to know and love ourselves, and to be able to generously share our life with others. The Starting Point’s founder Vince DiPasquale, MA discussed how to apply the steps to […]

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Thought of the Month July 2021 ~ “Celebrating Our Freedoms”

By: Vince DiPasquale July is the month of independence. It is a time to reflect on all the gifts we’ve been given. We spend time celebrating the 4th of July. It’s a time to play, pray, and thank God for our greatest gift: freedom. It’s funny, but so many people think to be free means […]

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2021 Podcast ‘What Goes on in a Real Relationship?’ with Kenneth Goldberg PhD is Now On The Starting Point’s Youtube Channel

Falling in love is the easy part. Relationships are at the center of our lives and have a big influence on our overall health and mental wellbeing. Being in a good relationship can ease stress, give you energy, and lead you on a path to a healthier life. But how do you know if you […]

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2021 Podcast: “Forgiveness” with Kevin Elsey, MA, LPC is Now on The Starting Point’s YpouTube Channel

To forgive, or just forget? You’ve been fired; your partner has cheated on you; someone cut you off in traffic; you were abused by someone in your past.  These situations can leave you feeling hurt, angry, and wanting nothing but revenge.  How can you forgive when you have been wronged?  Why should you?  What if […]

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Thought of the Month June 2021 ~ “A Spiritual Reflection”

By: Vince DiPasquale Welcome to the month of June, the beginning of summer. It’s 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 forties. […]

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