Perhaps family has more to do with feelings than with legalities or blood.
Just because you’re got at a job doesn’t mean you’re meant to do that job forever. Living a purposeful life where your work is a calling requires taking chances and starting over.
Finding Home In Our Beloved and The Three Lessons That Pie Baking Teaches Us: A guest post by Kate McDermott, author of The Art of the Pie.
My own story of belonging is both different from and similar to Brené’ Brown’s. Since I didn’t fit in, I used my oddness to my advantage. That worked as a kid but hurt me as an adult.
We all have a need to belong. In Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, belonging is smack in the middle of the pyramid, right there with love.
Sometimes going home is wonderful. Other times, not so much. Each going home is filled with expectation and hope. If our visit is good, home burrows further into our hearts and psyches. And if it is not, home loosens its grip.