From heroism

An Uncovering

More than any year in my (admittedly short) life 2020 felt interminable. I feel like I aged at least a decade that year, and talking to my friends and family I don’t think I’m the only one. So much has happened, so much has changed; how are we to make sense of it all? One…

Pushing Through Suffering…

…entering the Other Sides of Human Meaning. The work of Dr. Edith Eger. Why did I survive? What is the purpose in my life? What meaning can I get from my suffering? How can I help myself and others endure the hardest parts of life and experience passion and joy? Dr. Edith Eva Eger wrote…

Isn’t it time to Explore for “Meaning?”

I am as big a Marvel fan as anyone (I had actually read the Infinity Gauntlet¬†decades ago) but realized recently that in a culture which offers less and less opportunities for meaningful action we are being fed no less than 40 major superhero franchises (if you add DC) to live vicariously through. That is a…

Awakened Within a Dream

In attempting to answer the question of human meaning, it is often helpful to turn to story because we are essentially relational beings whose meanings are found in a narrative way. This is how we function:¬† stories and the narratives we are building, allow, or otherwise envision hold the keys to the meaning of our…