Sometimes if we’re completely caught up in the outer world we need to do something to get perspective on life, to understand if this is the life we really want to be living, and to extend beyond who we are based on the external world.
People come to me to get that perspective.
Sharing their observations, thoughts and insights with me in secretive tones as if we belong to some kind of sanity underground, my patients frequently tell me that I’m the only person they can discuss these things with.
These are human moments, sometimes the first they’ve been able to have in a very long time. Through our work my patients also often have experiences that go beyond what they thought could be human. They find themselves, not in a selfish way, but in a peaceful way…