For everyone panicked by disaster, How to Handle Trouble -- written while its author struggled with bone cancer -- can be the best of allies. With rock-bottom honesty, John Carmody points the way out of trouble t through any secret expertise, but through simple techniques that come like a warranty with your basic human equipment. Introducing us to all our inner and outer resources, he shows that fear and anxiety need t rule our days. Carmody writes about the real power of thinking, feeling, sharing, deciding, and praying, and even of the joy that comes when we are fighting a good fight. In short, this book is both balm and tonic -- everyday wisdom to help us make sense of crisis and work through it. It just may be the most important book you'll ever read.