Your sense of status, place in life and well-being may have come to depend upon a level of income and expenditure. Expectations dashed, disappointment and financial loss can make for deep-seated misery.
The philosopher George Berkeley posed the question, "If a tree fell in the forest and no one heard it, would it make a sound?" A closer look may have bearing on the question of whether there is life after death.
Light -- the radiance of spiritual illumination -- has always been celebrated by the world's religions. Yet like a season of the soul, the darker emotion of despair offers a different kind of illumination.