To be loved is wonderful! The warmth of knowing someone cares brightens our world. To love and be loved is our greatest gift and our greatest struggle. Most people agree that we should live by the golden rule, making time for the people around us and bringing hope to those who are less fortunate. No matter where we live or what our culture, the world would be a better place if people cared for each other, but in reality we each have our own agendas, desires, and demands that take so much of our time, energy, and resources. When we do set our minds to do something for someone, trying to make a difference can often be frustrating and elusive. To put someone else first is easier said than done. Yet, there are some people who consistently encourage others and have a loving way about them, though their lives may not be easy. What is their secret? How do they persevere with joy in a frustrating world?