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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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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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About Those Flying Keyboards…

When people come to me for counseling they are often puzzled about how to grow… psychologically, emotionally and spiritually.  Many have expressed the thought that it is almost as if there must be a “Book of Rules” out there somewhere … Continue reading

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