We can do no great things— only small things with great love.
We have a natural tendency to pay close attention and react to the large dramatic events in our lives. All too often these dramatic influences are quite negative. Career failures, relationship breakdowns, and major illnesses are obvious examples. And big problems at work, significant interpersonal conflicts, and difficult financial setbacks capture our attention and impact our feelings as well. Together these potentially demoralizing forces can drag our spirits downward.172
Meanwhile, the more subtle, positive but less obvious, events in our lives often are not even noticed. Nevertheless, they too can play a dramatic role in how ...