Category Archives: Unfulfilled Dreams

There Is Some Hurt Out There

Immature love, crushes, infatuation are based on the emotional feedback being experienced. If the dates are exciting, the times together adventurous enough, and the strokes to one’s ego frequent enough, then that must be love. Continue reading

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Getting Out of a Tight Spot

Now, I’ve been receiving cards for special occasions for over half a century. One of the things that I’ve noted is that people don’t depend on the sentiment on the card, but underline the things of special significance. Continue reading

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Handling Caustic Family Conflict

A question was asked about how to handle re-occuring extended family conflict. In a shortened form, one family lives close by and gets along well with the parents, the other sibling’s family lives at a distance and does not. Family squabbles … Continue reading

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What Kind of Nut Are You?

I often get the reaction, “You don’t seem like a preacher.” It is because being a preacher is to fit in a certain box. My response is, “I hope I seem like a friend.” Continue reading

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What Am I Supposed to Do?

Change isn’t going to be easy for him. He has a hard time connecting his reactions to past hurt, influencing how others treat him today. When it doesn’t go the way he desires, it isn’t fair. Continue reading

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Praying for a Difference

I’ve seen great faith in my life as I have observed God at work in others. What is interesting to me is that this faith is usually displayed in the times of difficulty in their lives. I’ve watched parents pray … Continue reading

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I’m Always Missing Someone

I see lots of parents in these situations, this is not a condemnation of them, rather a reflection on the struggles of our times. I feel for each parent I work with, each child in my office. The recurring phrase … Continue reading

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The Next Mr. Right

She was mad, not a little mad. She had that kind of mad that begins at the toes and exits through an elongated neck with the little hat spinning on your head and smoke blasting out of your ears like … Continue reading

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