Being told that you have a terminal disease cause you to either develope a spirit of despair or to live each day with purpose. Perhaps, the latter should be the rule instead of the exception. A life lived with purpose is a successful life. Indeed, every attempt to achieve some goal may not be successful; however, you will gain the insight and knowledge that will get you over the next hurdle you encounter. I think I’m finally getting good at this living thing. . . .