We are Love in human form
Searching is finding when everything exists in you.
Who can find themselves at rest with you, Merciful One? Who can call you Home?
Praying Psalm 1 with the understanding that sometimes wicked self-judgment is what leads us down our own paths of devastation--and God's gentle grace is powerful enough to dissipate our storms of self-doubt.
Dad didn't give up. He just turned his mind to the next thing. He made his decision and he went all in. And he would not be moved.