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. …

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…

The Help We Need

It is very difficult to receive the help we need if we are unwilling or unable to ask for it. Inevitably, we all need help in some form or another. There is simply too much in this life for us to handle alone. We are not meant to. It is prideful and foolish to even…

The Shared Burden Of Abundance

We are not empty vessels that need to be filled by some external resource before we are able to help others. Our capacity to help others is not extrinsic. It does not come from what we attain, possess, or are given. It is intrinsic. It is part of who we are. It is part of…

The Responsibility Of A Gift

We each have something unique and powerful to offer the world. Once we know what that is, it is imperative that we do it justice by giving it the focus, attention, and energy it deserves. There will be distractions. Other people, activities, and agendas will require our attention. This is all part of the process….