We keep saying that it’s gotten too complicated. That’s true. It has.
But if that’s what we keep telling ourselves, it will forever remain a self-fulfilling prophecy. For as long as we rehearse that our life is hard, the way is difficult, war is inevitable, races will always fight, politicians will always lie and get away with it, banks and corporations will always secretly control and rule, people will always be selfish, and evil is unavoidable, well, we deserve everything we get and there is no hope for us whatsoever . . .
You are not broken. You are not a problem to be solved. Solving your “problem,” whatever you perceive your problem or problems to be, is not the key to happiness.Golda Poretsky
Problems imply solutions. Life contains many difficulties. We too often conceive of difficulties in our lives as problems; therefore, we try to solve the unsolvable, thereby creating more difficulties (stress, pain, frustration, etc.). Problems are to be solved, while difficulties are to be experienced. Those experiences are opportunities to learn, to grow, to mature, to shed the old, to become reborn. And if you make the right choices . . .