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And What Will You Have, Sir?

Some time ago I watched a film entitled “Pelican Dreams.”  This film is about “Morro” the pelican who is now unable to fly, and who lives with a couple who feed him and care for him.  Although he has everything … Continue reading

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You Made Me Do It!

We’ve learned to be aware of the warning signs: Ivan’s face tightens, the pupils of his eyes become pinpoints of white-hot anger, he paces as if he needs to go somewhere but can’t seem to remember where that is!  Ivan’s … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

Tomorrow I’ll clean the bathroom.  I’ll write that letter… tomorrow.  I’ll start my diet… tomorrow.  There are so many ways in which we lie to ourselves instead of facing up to the fact that we don’t want to do what … Continue reading

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Because It Is Not Easy!

Children love to stand out so long as it is on their own terms with temper tantrums, or the child who makes himself the center of attention when there are guests, or the baby who toddles out of the house … Continue reading

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Habitual Ways of Acting

The next thing I knew Curt was in a relationship with Katie.  They both seemed thrilled by it, going places together, holding hands, finishing one another’s sentences.  When I called Curt about the two of us going bowling he replied, … Continue reading

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This Is The Moment

There is that moment when we are swept up, infatuated, enthralled, when there is nothing boring or unexciting about the object of our affection.  And later there is that moment when there is nothing enticing at all about the same … Continue reading

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You Were Chosen

Let’s call her Lucinda.  She is a young teen and has known her whole life that she was adopted at birth.  She deeply loves her adoptive parents, is a well-balanced young lady and has begun to doubt her own self-worth.  … Continue reading

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