With All that We Have, Why Aren’t We Satisfied?
Sorin Books 2001; Wipf & Stock 2008
". . . combines spiritual and philosophical insights with peace and social justice issues. The readings are simple and down-to-earth as well as profound." — Louis Richard Batzler, Spiritual Frontier Fellowship
"This compendium of almost one hundred challenging, encouraging, highly recommended meditations on a diverse spectrum of issues and topics is organized into ten “reader friendly” chapters that will be read with appreciation and benefit by anyone who, with all they have, are feeling that there is still something vital and necessary miss from their lives.” —Midwest Book Review
Contains nearly a hundred short meditations:
Loving and Forgiving Ourselves
Comfort that Money Cannot Buy
"Why Do You Want to Die?"
Betrayal by Parents
The Official Lie
On Seeing What Is Right in Front of Us
Letting Others Love Us
Dried-Up Human Hearts
On restless hearts: "Behind a driven life is a restless heart."
On secret tragedies: "There is a secret tragedy in every heart" (Paul Tournier).
On loving and forgiving ourselves: "Conditional self-love is as malignant as conditional neighbor love."
On despair: "Despair kills some people, but strengthens others."