Category Archives: Hopelessness

Just Give!

This morning on the show “CBS Sunday Morning” I was taken by the story of a couple whose little boy died from a rare form of cancer. They talked about their heartache and how they are coping with it. By … Continue reading

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Hope Springs

Recently I saw Hope Springs starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones. Kay and Arnold are a Nebraskan couple married 31 years who have drifted apart and now suffer with a marriage that is routine and emotionally painful! They share … Continue reading

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Communicate Better with the Ones You Love

We all experience times when someone we love says or does something that hurts us to one degree or another. In the wake of these painful moments we may regret how we handled ourselves. Unfortunately in such circumstances, the instinctive … Continue reading

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Wounded Parent – Wounded Child

Watching the film “Love & Other Drugs” this Sunday morning, a pharmaceutical salesman, Jamie, begins a “tempestuous romance with a free-spirited Parkinson’s patient.” Unexpectedly, he falls desperately in love with Maggie Murdock who is afraid to let herself love (“Who … Continue reading

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“To Be Or Not To Be” – Have Courage!

An HIV Health Care Supplement Volume 1, Number 5 – Published by Southern New England Community Consortium, December 1992 AIDS confronts all of us with our fear about death and dying, which can be a source of intense suffering. However … Continue reading

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