In many parts of the world, it’s Thanksgiving (actually, in only two parts of the world it’s Thanksgiving!). Sometimes though, it’s hard to be grateful.
When a loved one is suffering, for example, it’s especially hard. We can appreciate having them in our life – but we know they’re still in pain.
How do you move beyond your own pain to be a pillar of strength for them? How can you get to a place where when they reach out to you, you are “there” and not lost in tormenting thoughts about their condition? [Read more…]