BluesAintNothingBookCoverDISAPPOINTMENTS AND other sorts of misfortunes happen to everyone. As Harold Kushner tells us, sometimes bad things happen to good people, and conversely, sometimes bad people get fortunate breaks.

Regardless of the luck you have, if you want to feel worthwhile, you have to act decently. Still, it won’t do any good to stand around waiting for rewards. Nobody’s keeping score. As John H. Holmes wrote in A Sensible Man’s View of Religion, “The universe is not hostile, nor yet is it friendly. It is simply indifferent.” Doing good is its own reward. Also, an evil-doer is not necessarily

We must learn not to take everything personally.