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5 Jan

Full of Fear: An American Existential Crisis

I get asked all the time, “How do you do what you do?” The question is followed by, “I could never do that! Sit and listen to peoples’ problems all day. It would depress me.” I respond. “Of course you could!” And I do believe that most people, if they had to, could do what […]

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1 Dec

Making Sense of Suffering

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“If there is meaning in life at all, then there must be meaning in suffering.” – Dr. Viktor Frankl Christmas is about hope coming into the world. It’s about the birth of Christ and the hope his life and death brought with it. Hope carries with it the idea of meaning. That is, we put […]

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2 Nov

The Gift I Hated…

A few years ago, I went to pick up a kiddo from his classroom for his in-school counseling session. He shot up from his seat the moment I arrived (I tend to have that affect since I take them from class) and dashed back to his backpack, rummaging around until he produced a gaudy mesh-y […]

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1 Oct

Make the Most of Every Opportunity

One of my favorite things to do is watch Law and Order with my 12-year-old daughter. It’s kind of a family tradition, and something I used to do with my mother. We enjoy the “Who done it?” as well as the bad guy getting justice in the end. Recently, on a lazy Sunday afternoon, Emmy […]

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1 Sept

Questions I Ask In Counseling

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“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” – Voltaire The Nature of a Question I’m going to share some of the most profound questions I’ve ever discovered. I use all of them (or some variation) in counseling sessions on a daily basis. A well-timed question is incredibly powerful. Accurate questions can instantly […]

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