New Life in Dismal Places”
by James Hollis
n my view, anything by James Hollis is going to be a good read. By good read I mean it will speak to your quest for meaning.
Is the purpose of life to achieve happiness? Who does not long to arrive some distant day at that sunlit meadow where we may abide in pure contentment? In reality, we know life is not like that; our road is often dreary, the way unclear. Much of the time we are lost in the dismal states of guilt, grief, betrayal, doubt, depression, anger, terror and the like. Is this all we can hope for?