Don't believe there's no way through. Don't believe in dead ends and impassability. Don't believe there is no salvation. Don't believe there's only one option. There are many options, thousands of them.
If you look closely at the subjective idea of the value of things, you will notice that for some reason flies are valued much more than soup among the proud. The proud say that there are very few flies and that is why they are very valuable.
When making a decision, carefully consider the biggest factors, and then imagine that they do not exist, and think about what you would do if it were not for them. Imagine that there would be no fear or there would be no light at the end of the tunnel. What would you do?
Brainstorming through denial is like this... you Take what's there and deny it as if it's not there, and you think what you're going to do. When the glare of the fire idol, blinding in the darkness, is gone, ... you will see many small hopes of stars in the night sky. Try it by giving love (time and attention) these little hopes, work out a couple of them. These paths may be different.
The way to the Kingdom of heaven is through the eye of a needle, but it is a path exclusively for the proud and idolatrous who pray to the light at the end of the tunnel. A man who has humbled his pride can go to heaven any way. Paradise is everything.