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Will You Go Beneath Your Surface To Find Your Answers? (BLW Contributor)

Michael J. Fite

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“Beneath the surface, there is a deeper reason for what is going on in your life right now.” -Karen Berg

Keep this in mind whenever you cannot make sense of what is going on in your life.

Even though you may not see why you are experiencing what you are going through on the surface, there is a deeper meaning that is awaiting us to catch up and understand why. Before we dig further, let’s answer a few questions.

What is the surface?

Merriam-Webster defines surface as:

  • An outside part or layer of something.

  • The upper layer of an area of land or water.

  • The flat, top part of something (such as a table or desk) that you can work on.

The surface can give us a view or a place to start or see something.

Surface002[4].jpgWhat is wrong with the surface?

Melanie Koulouris sums up the issue on…

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BLW Interview w/ Jon Voight supporting Donald Trump

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Remembering to sign my name: Mom (BLW Contributor)

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When I write my children notes, send them texts, write an email, I often stop and think about who is sending this: is it ME or is it MOM? Crazy, right? When did my persona split, become two…w…

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No Woman (Or Man), No Cry… (Dating Philosophy) – 10 Old fashioned Dating habits we should bring back

Be Like Water

Most of us are too young to know about old-fashioned dating habits. But if you’ve seen old movies, then you know men used to call a lady to ask her on a date several days before. Then come date night, he’d show up all dressed up at her door with a bouquet of flowers, and take her to the movies. What if old-fashioned dating habits came back in style?

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#1. Getting picked up at the door.
No more of this texting or calling to say “I’m outside”, but actually getting out of the car and walking to the door. It takes just a minute and makes all the difference in the world. It’s a date, it’s special, and should be treated as such.

#2. Bring a small gift or flowers.
It’s thoughtful, kind, and a way of showing affection. Whenever I visit a friend, I always bring a little gift…

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Potato or Egg? (BLW Contributor)

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The life and Rhymes of Momo

Recently at work my superior, and basically the person who thought me a lot of what I know today, decided to resign in pursuit of greener pastures. Perfectly normal thing that happens in any organization, but being a small company what that meant was that a lot of what he was doing was now going to fall on my shoulders. Now I’m not going to lie, that did freak me out a little bit Haha! actually a lot, as in my head all I could think of was “I barely have half a year’s experience under my belt” and “really how am I going to cope with all the pressure and expectation?” and “what if I screw up?” and so on. But frankly speaking and roughly three weeks into these strange waters I am actually pretty delighted at the opportunity because what it did was that it gave me the…

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BLW Interview w/ Charlie Hunnam talks about his favorite King Arthur film (MCM)

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword – Official Comic-Con Trailer [HD]

Bridge Rising (BLW Contributor)

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Ships of despair sail my waters

in their wake waves crash against me

but like a bridge I rise

slowly and steadily

balanced with weights and counterweights

upright I remain

while at their pace

the ships pass beneath me

and when they have progressed

I peacefully descend

until I see another approaching

illuminated against the sky

It’s then I will rise again

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Mental Health Awareness (BLW Contributor)

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Two years ago we said good-bye to Robin Williams. I know I didn’t know him personally but for whatever reason, I identified with him and a lot of his movies.

Mental health has a stigma. Insurance companies are allowed to treat it differently and pay less than if it was a physical issue.

People still don’t talk to you about it. If you go to a doctor for medication to help it is hush, hush. If you are in therapy you must be really messed up.

When are we going to realize that the brain we are given is our one and only? When are we going to realize that if we don’t treat our brain correct and fix that when things are wrong we are jeopardize our whole being?

Are you in emotional pain? Find someone to talk to!

Are you having ups and/or downs and don’t understand why…

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Artsy Fartsy – Naked Donald Trump Statue – What are your thoughts on the art piece?

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Weekend party this afternoon at local lake (BLW Contributor)

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Always A Writer

#Weekend Coffee Share: party at local lake

If we were having coffee it would be hard for me to keep the conversation going. I really haven’t done much this week except binge on “NCIS” and keeping up with my daily devotionals. The rest of the time has been spent in bed, depressed. I had an appointment to bump up my anti-depressant, but not working yet. In a few days I bump it up again to 3 pills.

My sleep pattern is currently up all night (mostly binging on Netflix with an occasional time spent on working on my posts for IBPF.org blog. I have another one being just posted, so I have started on a few others. Basically I am supposed to write one a month.

In a few hours I have a family party at a local lake for my grandson’s graduation/bon voyage to boot camp for the Marine…

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