Pretending To Be Human

When things get tense, when I start taking my work a bit too seriously, I remind myself that I’m only pretending to be a human being.  -Alan Arkin[1] My first job in the substance abuse field was as an off-hours counselor in a twenty-eight-day alcohol rehab.  I supervised residents through the weekend hours when there... Continue Reading →

Relatively Important Stuff

I thought about all that I achieved, and all the work put into its achievement.  What vanity it all was, what chasing after the wind!  There is nothing to be gained under the sun.        - Ecclesiastes 2:11 Lesson:  In the large scheme of things, nothing we do matters very much.  Importance is a matter of... Continue Reading →

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