Nothing in the world we experience with our five senses is permanent, yet we long for permanence. This is both what makes us chronically insecure and simultaneously reach for what IS permanent.

The delusion that everything and everyone isn’t changing is punctuated by unwelcomed surprises. We lose a job, a relationship, a loved one. The grieving process takes us through our losses, but we soon form new attachments to the status quo. Back in…