Shattered and Reborn

I once asked a priest what my life would have been like if I had not suffered, if I had married a well-off dentist, had 1.25 kids and lived in an efficient, modern house. He put on a phony, pious face, with his hands together in prayer and said in a high, mocking voice, ‘Oh,…… Continue reading Shattered and Reborn

Suffering Leads to Growth

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey  Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors African Proverb When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy, address, 12 April 1959 The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with… Continue reading Suffering Leads to Growth