Our lives really begin to change when we learn to shift our perspective on ‘problems.’ The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
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? And remember too that we cant go back and make a brand new start, but anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.