Sometimes I think, if only I could say more, do more, work harder, then I could really be helpful.

Then I could offer whatever I have in the way of wisdom, compassion, and maybe actually make a difference.

It’s not always easy to remember that all this work we do – supporting clients, students, colleagues, family, friends: if we’re doing that work with joy, with irrepressibility, as Norman Fischer invites us to do, then what we’re doing is enough. And, anyway, we aren’t ever going to finish the job.

I’m not sure that’s the bad news. In fact, I think it might even be the good news