Tag: "hardship"

Behind the Wheel

May 15th, 2014
We all want a good life. Yet, for many of us, our desire for happiness and satisfaction is met with anger and frustration. After a short errand this morning--a four-mile drive during rush hour--I wondered how good it would be if we all got out of our… more »

Control in the Existence of Life

December 14th, 2012
With my back to the tree, I never sensed the hawk's presence. I could not immediately comprehend the ruckus going on behind me; it sounded as if the flock of robins had begun wrestling over the berries on which they were peacefully feeding. By the time… more »

Winter Cheer or Holiday Stress?

November 16th, 2010
Ah, it's almost the holidays. How does that make you feel? Excited like a child or stressed out like a UPS shipping clerk? There is no doubt, different people feel differently about the holidays. It was so simple when I was young: the holidays… more »