While on this journey through life, a lot of us seem to think that the point is to pass the test or overcome the problem. When in reality, things don't ever really get solved. They come together for a time, and then they fall back apart. Then they come together and then fall apart again. It's just like that. That's the way it goes. That's the way it's always been.
Personal discovery, soul searching and growth come from allowing there to be room for everything to happen. Make room for grief, for relief, for misery and for joy.
When we suffer, it's because we are wishing things are different. That's what suffering is. Misery is self inflicted. When we are expecting the "ideal" to overcome the "actual", or needing things to be different for us, so we can then be happy.
Let the hard things be hard. Let them break you. Let them affect you. Let them change you. Let the hard time change you, and let pain be your teacher. The experiences of your life are trying to tell you something about yourself. Don't cop out on that. Don't run away. Lean into it. Accept the feeling. Feel the emotion. But do not allow yourself to become it.
Find the lesson in it all. What is this storm trying to tell you? What will you learn if you face this, rather than run?
I hope y'all have a great week. Love and hugs.
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