In an age where there is much talk about "being yourself," I reserve to myself the right to forget about being myself, since in any case there is very little chance of my being anybody else.
Thomas Merton
Day of a Stranger,
Thomas Merton Reader, p. 431

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who is fascinated by how people adapt to major changes in their lives, especially the death of a loved one, the realization of their mortality, and their own impending death.