Tag Archive: dysfunction

Nov 08

The babysitter

I’m always struck by the idea that we can be having a profound impact on someone and not even know it. I wonder if that’s the case in tonight’s guest entry?

This miracle was submitted through the website by Devin Hughes:

Growing up as a bi-racial child in the 1970s, I was confused …

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May 20

Desperately Seeking Dysfunction

My dad has been on my mind and in my conversation a lot over the last several weeks.  That is usually a signal that another “divine opportunity for healing” is right around the corner. Oh joy.

My growing up years were dominated by my father’s alcoholism.  He was very high-functioning in the world and many …

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Apr 09

A dysfunctional family miracle

Tonight a friend mentioned my post from earlier this week about my grandfather. It expanded to a longer conversation about family dynamics and led me down a garden path of family memories that I haven’t traveled in a while. Unlike some of the other experiences I’ve related recently of re-visiting old memories, this was not …

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