50-year-old Walter White was having a mid-life crisis: His wife was pregnant, his teenage son has Cerebral Palsy; and, as an under-achieving educational professional, he faced a huge financial disaster when he was diagnosed with lung cancer.
That’s the premise of “Breaking Bad,” the highly rated drama based on the American Nightmare. This is the tale of a man who takes matters into his own hands when the going gets tough.
On a whim, Walter goes on a ride-a-long with his D.E.A. agent brother-in-law and witnesses a meth bust. When he finds out how much money can be made in the drug business, this mild-mannered chemistry teacher “breaks bad” by becoming a methamphetamine chemist.
Ultimately, everyone he knows is negatively affected by his bad choices and deceitful ways made out of desperation, made without God.
What would you do if you were in his shoes? He’s always played by the rules, has always done life the right way, but, now, he’s been dealt a lousy hand. Continue Reading