Reluctant Therapist

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An Audio “Caution” for you

This is a few random chapters from a book I wrote last year   Caution: The Choice is Yours by Bryan Lindberg is an inspirational and motivational book that reiterates the power of choice in our lives. The three types… Continue Reading →

Resolution … or Not

  This post came to me while mowing my lawn. Mowing is just one of several activities that causes my mind to wander. So, while zipping around on my zero turn, I often go over the weeks conversations with patients…. Continue Reading →

Absence of Love

WARNING – It happened again. I start with an idea of what to write and the post goes and writes itself.   Do you start a post with a cliche? No. Instead I’ll start with a question. Life is a journey… Continue Reading →

Got Faith?

What makes good character? Funny you should ask. There are four traits or virtues  that seem to form good character; know what they are? Click  on Virtue 101. At a parenting workshop I was asked, “What is the one thing we [parents]… Continue Reading →

Justice is not Equal

There are seven virtues. That’s right, only seven. Four of them play a pivotal role and accordingly are called “cardinal.” The other three are the theological virtues and play a direct role in the other four. Only seven virtues! Now there… Continue Reading →

RESTRAIN YOURSELF

Today is Black Friday, or it was when I wrote this. The day devoted to over-indulgence follows a day of abundant thanks for what we have, that’s Thanksgiving the American way. You have to read that last part with a… Continue Reading →

To PING or not. That’s the Question?

I PING. You PING. We all PING, for ice PING. Forget that last part, I have no idea what’s a ice Ping. The only time we don’t PING is when PP (Potential Pingers)  are not around . Whenever PP are within,… Continue Reading →

It’s About time

I was told I should change the title and give an example. This is the revised post with example. I am glad to see more than one person follows my blog. There is an advantage to listening to hundreds of… Continue Reading →

Homework

This exercise will show priorities and their importance. You need five sheets of paper and a pencil. Write “Life” on the top of two, and “Spirit” on the others. Draw a circle on one life sheet and two more on two spirit sheets…. Continue Reading →

Rationale meets Emotion

There are times when my wife (Tori) and I are on the same page. This is a wonderful moment when our discussions flow, it is a time when see the same thing the same way. Then there are the other… Continue Reading →

Listen

“We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” -C.S. Lewis Mr…. Continue Reading →

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