The choices we make.
I swear, the moment I ask my Higher Power for help on something new, how to deal with it, how to gain it…
I immediately get a testing experience that will painfully help me out.
Like they say, careful if you ask the universe for patience – you’ll come upon a new experience in life where you’ll have to develop loads of patience.
I guess that’s why they tell us to be careful what we wish for.
When’s the last time this happened to you?
How often do we accept going through a challenge simply for challenge’s sake?
How often do we bite off more than we can chew, thinking that if we settle for a lesser challenge, a lesser trial (you know, something we can actually handle and grow from), that we’re simply too weak a person?
It’s true, most nothing worth it is ever easy. But that doesn’t mean EVERYTHING we do, experience, learn, or desire in life must be so trying of a challenge that we turn ourselves inside out to attain them.
I think it boils down to – why are you doing this? What will it achieve? What will you gain? Will you bring harm to yourself or another? Are you doing this because you want to, or because you’re afraid of what others will think of you if you don’t? What are your motivations?