There have been a couple of incredible studies spanning decades looking into the lives of people to determine what makes people happy. What is success?
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Friendships are not escapes from loneliness
“We all long for loving community. It enhances life’s joy. But many of us seek community solely to escape the fear of being alone. Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.” —Continue reading “Friendships are not escapes from loneliness”
The hard work of love and friendship
“When we see love as the will to nurture one’s own or another’s spiritual growth, revealed through acts of care, respect, knowing, and assuming responsibility, the foundation of all love in our life is the same… Genuine love is the foundation of our engagement with ourselves, with family, with friends, with partners, with everyone weContinue reading “The hard work of love and friendship”