All of us are tested each day. The question is whether we can, in the midst of our difficulties and pain, find it within ourselves to say, “Whatever place I find myself in is here so that I can become someone better in the future.”
In the middle of a bankruptcy or during the breakdown of a relationship, most of us probably don’t even think of stopping for a moment and saying, “OK, there is something I need to learn from this experience because whatever is happening in my life today is perfect for my spiritual growth.”
Today, when you find yourself mired in your same old negative patterns, emotions, or behaviors, stop yourself. Take a deep breath and breathe in the understanding that where you are is where you are meant to be.