Weakness Hidden In Strength

We sometimes use the things we are good at as a way of excusing ourselves from doing the things that are difficult. Staying the same is easier than putting in the effort that is required for improvement. This is especially true when that which we want or need to improve at takes us in the…

Balanced Not Equal

Relationships are very rarely equal, but they can still be balanced. It is very difficult to maintain pure and true equality in any kind of relationship. In fact, it may be impossible. There are simply too many variables to consider, track, and measure. Someone is always going to give or take more of something than…

Looking For Strength In Others

It is quite possible that the things that bother us most about others are actually their strengths. As we get to know people, certain qualities in their character, personality, and demeanor begin to stand out. We start to notice patterns of attitude, belief, and behavior, that seem to repeat over and over again. Inevitably, over…

Together In Strength And Weakness

Sometimes we need other people to be strong for us where we are weak. We cannot do everything. We cannot be good at everything. We cannot fix everything. If we try to be all things in all ways to all people, we are setting ourselves up for failure, frustration, and disappointment. Not only that, but…

Balancing Weakness With Strength

When we see weakness, especially in those we claim to care about, we must choose whether we want to ignore it, exploit it, or support it. We all have flaws, insecurities, and shortcomings. None of us is anything close to perfect. Even the strongest amongst us is weak in some way. Sometimes we know how,…