Wasted Time

Giving our time and attention to those who will never know or care that we did is a fruitless endeavor.  With limited resources at our disposal, we must be careful how we allocate them.  What we give to one person or situation cannot be given to another.  Once given, it is gone, never to return. …

A Community Of Gifts

We all have something unique to offer this world.  Part of our purpose here is to discover what our gift is and to share it with others.   But, there is more to life than that.  We are not here alone.  We cannot fulfill our purpose in a vacuum.  As important as our own gift is…

Human Connections

We all need positive human connections. No matter how much we think we do not, or wish we did not, there is simply no way around this truth of our existence. We are not meant to be alone, whether by choice or by circumstance. We need others. We need to feel as if we belong….

Our Responsibility

We each have an essential role to play in the lives of the people around us. It may not be the role we want or would have asked for if we had the choice. But, it is ours nonetheless. We can choose to either accept it and embrace our responsibility or we can try to…

Unnecessary Suffering

No one is immune from experiencing hardship. Young and old, rich and poor, we all experience pain, tragedy, and loss at one point or another in our lives. As beautiful and joyful as life can be, it can also be difficult and cruel. Knowing that we are not alone in our suffering may not provide…