We All Have Gifts and Talents

Explore Brené Brown's insight on well-being through talent expression in "The Gifts of Imperfection." Discover purpose and connection. Read now.

We All Have Gifts and Talents
We all have gifts and talents. When we cultivate those gifts and share them with the world, we create a sense of meaning and purpose in our lives. Squandering our gifts brings distress to our lives.
As it turns out, it's not merely benign or 'too bad' if we don't use the gifts that we've been given; we pay for it with our emotional and physical well-being. When we don't use our talents to cultivate meaningful work, we struggle.
We feel disconnected and weighed down by feelings of emptiness, frustration, resentment, shame, disappointment, fear, and even grief.
Most of us who are searching for spiritual connection spend too much time looking up at the sky wondering why God lives so far away. God lives within us, not above us. Sharing our gifts and talents with the world is the most powerful source of connection with God.

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