The only essential is this: the gift must always move.*
The person going through the experience has to choose to convert the change and upheaval into transition and renewal.**
These two essentials for our growth and
Are the reason it is so difficult to measure our
We are open to the love and knowledge others share with us,
And we also have the capacity to generate them
despite the challenges of life or
sometimes because of them.
*Lewis Hyde’s The Gift;
**Bruce Feiler’s Life Is In the Transitions.