Articles Posted in the " despair " Category


  • When Does the Struggle End?

    Looking back, I can see struggle after struggle. Nothing I did resulted in the huge success I’d envisioned. But now I recognize that each struggle was an unopened gift.


  • Are You Living an Extraordinary Life?

    There are two kinds of lives: ordinary ones and extraordinary ones. Had you the choice, which one would you choose for yourself? Before you answer, you should know the cost of the extraordinary life. And of the ordinary one.


  • Are You Missing Your Life?

    Most of us are visited by tragedy at one time or another, and when we are, sadness and fear take up residence in our hearts. Don’t miss your life. Here’s what you can do!



  • Have You Ever Asked for a Sign?

    It may come as no surprise to you that I’ve been struggling with Life, for instance lately, just as I have been struggling to accept the tragedy that has impacted my life, acceptance never having been my..



  • Is it Better to Have Loved and Lost…

    “I hold it true, whate’er befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; ‘Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.” -Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem In Memoriam:27, 1850 Growing up, I..


  • What is Normal?

    I watched a great documentary program called Doc Zone recently, an episode called “The Age of Anxiety”. It was about the over-prescribing of drugs for what are now known as anxiety disorders. People interviewed said what we..