I often wonder if I am a Pollyanna. In a difficult situation I try to find the silver lining- to make lemonade out of lemons. Is this a defensive reflex or a healthy attitude? The name "Pollyanna" currently has a negative connotation, but it was not always so. Recently I have been challenged with a heavy burden; part of my making, but part out of my control. As I struggle to plunge ahead with my life I'm looking for the ray of sunshine that comes after the storm.