Relating To Our Needs

If we are willing to listen, people will tell us what they need from us.  Their needs are often quite different from their wants.  Wants are much easier to express, but they tend to be superficial manifestations of our needs.  Needs run deep and they are usually buried far beneath the distractions of daily life,…

Immovable Center

When things are going poorly for us, when life is difficult and we are struggling, we are grateful for even the tiniest bit of relief, hoping with all of our being that our circumstances and our feelings will change for the better soon.  When things are going well, however, when life feels easy and things…

The Gift Of Meaning

Many of our experiences will not make sense to us at first.  In fact, many of our experiences will not make sense to us until long after they have passed.  Actually, some experiences may never make sense to us at all.  We may live our entire lives with questions unanswered.  We are not really owed…