Finding Stability -- Within

In his introduction to his 1994 book, "The Six Pillars Of Self Esteem", author Nathaniel Branden wrote:

"The turbulence of our times demands strong selves with a clear sense of identity, competence, and worth. With a breakdown of cultural consensus, an absence of worthy role models, little in the public arena to inspire our allegiance, and disorientingly rapid change a permanent feature of our lives, it is a dangerous moment in history not to know who we are or not to trust ourselves. The stability we cannot find in the world we must create within our own persons"

This is as true as ever in today's turbulent world of change, uncertainty and doubt. It had always been true; the only difference were the labels used to describe it. We must all create within our own persons the stability we seek.