What wants to change?
“The problem is not that there are problems. The
problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a
Our lives really begin to change when we learn to shift our perspective on ‘problems.’
From the spiritual perspective, problems offer
our best path to growth. Like it or not, pain gets our attention. Pain
also challenges the ego’s perception that it is in complete control of
life. This opens the door for soul’s guidance.
If we want to be rid of the pain, we must do the
work that leads us to greater consciousness. Paradoxically, we can only
get rid of the pain by moving through it.
The next time you feel “poor me,” stop and ask, “What needs to change? What does my soul want me to learn?”
“No one can go back and make a brand new start. Anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”