1999 0-7734-2851-8 The author struggles with the universal striving for meaning and search for truth in a world which is often alien and cruel. She strives with the universal sense of smallness of the individual, of isolation among those who struggle with identity and isolation in a world dominated by news of movie stars and power moguls. Dr. Yarnold received her PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Illinois. She teaches at Florida International University. She has published six books in the area of Public Policy Analysis, and has been writing poetry for many years.