About David Joel Miller

David Miller is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Counselor, faculty member at a local college, certified trainer and writer.

Unfair.

Unfair. Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

Unfair.
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“It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps.”

― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Who says life is fair, where is that written?”

― William Goldman, The Princess Bride

“There are many pleasant fictions of the law in constant operation, but there is not one so pleasant or practically humorous as that which supposes every man to be of equal value in its impartial eye, and the benefits of all laws to be equally attainable by all men, without the smallest reference to the furniture of their pockets.”

― Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

Wanted to share some inspirational quotes with you.  Today seemed like a good time to do this. There are an estimated 100,000 words in the English language that are feelings related. Some emotions are pleasant, and some are unpleasant, but all feelings can provide useful information. If any of these quotes strike a chord with you, please share them.

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Emotions and Feelings.

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Free Kindle Book – Today only

Today August 7th – Dark Family secrets  – Kindle edition will be free on Amazon.

What if your family secrets put you in danger?

Some family secrets can be deadly.

Doris Jones formally Doris Barnes desperate for a job moves back to her father’s hometown to take a teaching job at the high school. Doris discovers her family has dark secrets. Some people hate her because of her family and others want to harm her.

Learning About Alcohol Video 12 – Medical Complications

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Alcohol many parts of the human body. How does alcohol affect the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, liver, and the immune system?

Timid.

Timid. Sunday Inspiration.     Post by David Joel Miller.

Timid

Timid.
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“Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty.”

Thomas Jefferson

The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.

Claudia Lady Bird Johnson

“Shyness is only the effect of a sense of inferiority in some way or other. If I could persuade myself that my manners were perfectly easy and graceful, I should not be shy”

― Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

Wanted to share some inspirational quotes with you.  Today seemed like a good time to do this. There are an estimated 100,000 words in the English language that are feelings related. Some emotions are pleasant, and some are unpleasant, but all feelings can provide useful information. If any of these quotes strike a chord with you, please share them.

Look at these related posts for more on this topic and other feelings.

Emotions and Feelings.

Inspiration

Free Mystery Book – Today only

Today July 31 – Letters from the Dead – An Arthur Mitchell and his dog Plutus Mystery – Kindle edition will be free on Amazon.

Letters From the Dead Cover

Letters From the Dead
Free Kindle book Today only

Letters from the Dead The third in the Arthur Mitchell mystery series.

What would you do if you found a letter to a detective describing a crime and you knew the writer and detective were dead?

Arthur Mitchell discovers a letter from Abigail Morton Pettengrew to Inspector Detective Thaddeus Kincaid describing a kidnap and murder. Abigail and Detective Kincaid are both dead and now someone is out to end Arthur’s life.

Learning About Alcohol Vieo 11 – The environment.

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How does growing up around alcohol affect drinking and drinking problems? What temperaments increase or decrease the risk of developing an alcohol problem and what are protective factors?