Many years ago I had a dear friend, now long gone, whose life was a near-constant struggle. He struggled with virtually everything and everyone, including himself. He once described his life to me, shortly before his untimely death, as “reeling from one crisis to another.” That was a pretty accurate description.

It’s not surprising that he lived out most his years that way, because he was one of these people who just had to be in control of everything and everyone.Read more