Shirley MacLaine Saved My Life

Hope is consumed by the future. Despair is powered by the past. Neither hope nor despair is actually present. Life happens now. Both hope and despair in the extreme destroy one’s ability to function in the moment. In January of 1987, my life was shutting down by despair regarding my past and hopelessness regarding my future.

After learning about a former lover’s suicide, my life became increasingly bleak. I…

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Ed Sharrow

Ed Sharrow

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Author, philosopher, Christian meditation instructor. Secular thoughts on edsharrow.substack.com weekdays.