Reluctant Therapist

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perseverance

Becoming ALPHA

There was a time in my twenties that I fit the popular definition of Alpha but I was NOT. When I was eighteen I graduated from a small Indiana high school; graduating class of 198 small. At 6′ 4″ and… Continue Reading →

I need PP next year

So this is the one time of year that we ALL contemplate. Like looking both ways before crossing the street; we collectively look backwards and forward. When I earnestly take a look at my life there is one thing I… Continue Reading →

Give ME Courage

I know a girl from Kansas that had three friends. One sought Prudence, one Love and the other Courage. Courage is the choice and willingness to confront  agony, pain, danger or uncertainty. Did you catch that? It is a CHOICE. Virtues are… Continue Reading →

A Girl Named Prudence

Aristotle said a virtue is a point between a deficiency and an excess of a trait. We Americans say, “To much of a good thing is not good.” Remember Virtue 101? You do not have to be good all the time… Continue Reading →

An IDIOPATHIC Life

I know? Interesting title. Since I write about things I know, you can bet I know something about Idiopathic. Specifically, Idiopathic Cerebellar Degeneration. Try saying that three times fast. If you read it middle name first, followed by last and… Continue Reading →

A little PP for you

“The art of love is largely the art of persistence”~ Albert Ellis In 1973, at the impressionable age of nine, I witness two things for the first time on T.V. The first wonder was a program about Chang and Eng Bunker,… Continue Reading →

Out of Gas?

“By perseverance the snail reached the ark” ~ Charles Spurgeon I hope the snail was notified first, if anyone deserves a head start, it’s the snail. The average snail about town moves at the lightening fast speed of 2 feet every… Continue Reading →

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