Resilience is the name of the game. Combine resilience with genuine compassion, i.e. concern for the wellbeing of others. Living like this, we find meaning; we find happiness. When times get rough, persevere and think about others. When times are good remember others. This is the foundation for a good meaningful happy life. If we begin to question who we are on a deeper level – this question, “who am I” kept recurring while I was a child – we touch something deeper, even more meaningful; even more unconditionally loving.
Grief, loss, sadness, and anguish seem to part of everyday life in America and around the world these days. Wednesday, I visited the Tree of Life synagogue and nearby Jewish Community Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, […]
It is important to believe in ourselves, but not too much! The balance is believing in ourself but not over-inflating into arrogance thinking we are better, smarter, more beautiful than others. Self-confidence inspires us. Humility […]
Yesterday 160 young men and women entered the medical profession by entering the University of Louisville School of Medicine. We held a White Coat ceremony as a rite of passage for these awesome young bright, […]