Many of us are plagued by a common condition: we rarely appreciate who we are and what we have. And so begins our endless pursuit of you-fill-in-the-blank, fueled by a nagging voice incessantly whining that we are not enough. Sound familiar? You’re not alone, since humans have had this struggle for millennia.
How much was enough in the beginning?
In the story of the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve didn’t seem to fully appreciate who they were or what they had – otherwise they wouldn’t have grasped that which was forbidden. The idea that they were not enough came from a source outside of themselves. They believed what they were told, and their quest for enough cost the duo their prime real estate and easy life. [Read more…]