Hope

It’s a gray, dreary day; rain has been pouring down incessantly since early this morning. The kind of day one can get all too caught up in the likelihood of global warfare, the destruction of the Earth’s resilience, and the amount of oppression and bigotry in the world. As well…

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Choices

A client, musing over her life, told me, “Happiness is a choice.” She continued, thoughtfully, “Feeling unhappy should be a choice as well. But when I feel unhappy, I lose sight of any other choices.” Which I think is a perfect description of what happens when life overwhelms us. We…

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Despair

The newest WWF Living Planet Report gives reason for alarm. Within two generations, the population size of vertebrate species (other than human) has dropped by 52%. We need 1.5 Earths to regenerate the natural resources we currently use. Reading these hard facts, it is very difficult not to despair. My…

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