Over 80 percent of people claim to be religious. Yet, every 40 seconds someone commits suicide. In the United States, one in three seek professional counseling, and 30 million dollars is spent each day on anti-depressants.
The truth is that the human ego and man-made ethics can take us to a place in life where we feel our own soul cannot survive. Regardless of age, race, religion, or gender, we all aspire to belong and endeavor to make our mark while longing for the freedom to just be ourselves. Often the reality of who we are is painfully different than who we presume we should be. But how can we know who we truly are?
"Finding purpose and ultimate fulfillment in life comes first by realizing whose you are. Then, discovering who you are becomes an adventure, not a destination." (Sophia Christie)
Stop Treading Water and Drown "...opened my eyes to see the daily miracles in my own life and ways to gain strength and courage...and gives an in-road into how to start that journey to wisdom and peace of mind." (Karen Marie, from the foreword)