We tend to think of asking as a request for material goods—especially at this time of year. As we move into and through the Holiday season, how might asking be a gift itself? What would it look like to focus less on “presents” and more on “presence?”
We are facing multiple intense, global crises including economic and environmental. How do we maintain hope and more forward? Admiral Jim Stockdale was the highest ranking US military officer in the “Hanoi Hilton” prisoner-of-war camp. His approach to surviving torture and the unknown may hold the key to our success.