Struggle with the lawyer and the beagle through the Forest of Confusion and the Swamp of Depression. Arrive at the Village of Compromise. Climb the Purple Mountains with them and then cross the Fruited Plains, only to be stopped by the Sea of False Hope. Do you know the way to Destinae? The story's abundant interpretations are sure to make it a favorite among educators, motivators and ministers.
When Peter Nevland dove from his Motorola cubicle into the performing-artist shark tank, no one threw him a life preserver. Fear, disillusionment, and despair turned the bright discovery of what he felt "made to do" into the grim prospect of failing at what he really cared about. Talent was the least important of all the things he needed to survive.