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I Love To Tell the Story

Reposting something I wrote over 6 years ago . . .

        I never really thought I’d get to be a father.

        I wanted desperately to be a father, but after 17 years of marriage it just didn’t seem like it was going to happen.

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A Christmas Reflection

It is an often painful fact that our lives seldom go the way we planned. How many of us have the life we pictured at age 20? A well-known quote attributed to Woody Allen says, “if you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” Most of us aren’t quite that cynical yet it is true that things often don’t turn out the way we’d planned.

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I Don’t Know!

Subtitle: “The reality of the counseling process: do counselors have all the answers?”
by Dianne L. Taylor, MA, LPC

In a recent church service I heard three of the most reassuring and discomforting words in the English language. The pastor had started his sermon on prayer in a difficult Gospel passage and then moved to an even more difficult passage.

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A Summer’s Journey—Good for Life!

Subtitle: “How Long Might I Be In Counseling?”
by Dianne L. Taylor, MA, LPC

“Are we there yet? Are we there yet?”

My sisters and I sat stuffed into the back seat of our green Ford Fairlane 500 with coolers and picnic baskets smashed tightly against our legs taking our annual trip from New Jersey to our lake house in Maine.

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