Can you rejoice alone?
Today we live in a heavily performance-based, accolade-based, achievement-based culture. These characteristics are not bad in and of themselves but in some ways have come in conflict with authenticity, genuity, gratitude and sometimes purity. We do things with the motive to be seen, to bring attention to ourselves. For some reason we have a need for external validation or acknowledgment. We want people to acknowledge who we are, what we are, what we have done, what we have ac