Spiritual practice is not about playing it safe. It’s about expanding perception through new experiences and discovering facets of your strength that have yet to be explored.
As we play the game of life, it’s easy to get distracted by the trappings of perceived safety. Many strive within the framework of this illusion and coast through their days on autopilot thinking that all is well. Often, life will present a challenge that seems to pull the rug out from under our feet – health problems, the partner who leaves, financial struggle, anything that rocks the foundation – and we are left with no choice but to accept what is in order to move forward.
When we can say “yes” to the shocks of life, they transform us. They compel us to enter new pathways of experience that we would not have consciously chosen. Our perspectives change, we cultivate greater compassion and discover the support and love that surrounds us.
Know that whatever unfolds in your life is happening for you rather than to you. Every circumstance plays its role in your spiritual development. Your vulnerability and faith ensure that you will continue to grow and it’s important to remember that you are loved, supported and guided each and every step of the way.