Book MeMe; Man's Search For Meaning

Real Estate Agent with LS Rogers Realty




                                                                                     TAGGED!  by

     Angelia Garcia

If you haven't checked out Angelia's blog, you should. She's warm, sincere and humorous.

Here are the guidelines:  (As if you don't know by now)

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 56.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next two to five sentences.
5. Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book or the intellectual one. Pick the Closest.
6. Tag five people to do the same

[The one book that this cannot be is the Bible]


At the time I received my Tag, I was working on my laptop next to the bookcase. My choice was easy. This time of year, at a time of reflection, Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl, is appropriate. It's about Frankl's life in Nazi death camps and his lessons for spiritual survival.

Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose.

Page 56, Starting with the Fifth Sentence:  When we new arrivals were counted, one of us was missing. So we had to wait outside in the rain and cold wind until the missing man was found. He was at last discovered in a hut, where he had fallen asleep from exhaustion. Then the roll call was turned into a punishment parade. All through the night and late into the next morning, we had to stand outside, frozen and soaked to the skin after the strain of our long journey; And yet we were all very pleased.

                 Hope. Faith. Joy.  No Matter What.


Since everyone has grown annoyed with being Tagged, I'll spare my round of victims. Is that allowed? 



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Comments (7)

Charles Buell
Charles Buell Inspections Inc. - Seattle, WA
Seattle Home Inspector

Trunda---I think sometimes the rules are just plain made to be broken:)

Dec 09, 2008 02:35 PM
Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

Trunda, I loved that book.

Dec 09, 2008 02:48 PM
John Cannata
214-728-0449 - Frisco, TX
Texas Home Mortgage - Purchase or Refinance

I have not read the book, but I'll have to check it out.  Two quick comments...   Love the new picture!  And its good to have you back in the rain.  I look forward to reading some further posts.

Dec 10, 2008 01:00 AM
LS Rogers Realty
LS Rogers Realty - Richardson, TX

CHARLES  I think I've made some people happy with this broken rule.

GARY  It's my favorite.

JOHN  Thank you. You know I'll space out in a minute. I thought you meant the post pic instead of the personal pic. lol.  I'm alright.

Dec 21, 2008 01:51 PM
Russel Ray, San Diego Business & Marketing Consultant & Photographer
Russel Ray - San Diego State University, CA

Good book.

Best wishes for health, happiness, peace, and prosperity in 2009.

Dec 23, 2008 05:55 PM
Angelia Garcia
Pure Realtors - Dallas, TX

Sounds like a good book to read.  I hope all is well with you.

Feb 03, 2009 11:32 AM
Phil Hillerman
Crye-Leike Realtors® - Rogers, AR
Crye-Leike Realtors®

Thanks for the book recommendation, I hope all is well with you and you are doing well in real estate.

Sep 30, 2011 03:39 AM