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struggle? Is it WORTH IT?
I like to think that in every experience there is a gift. Let’s stop
thinking that a perceived negative experience is negative. Maybe it
is a blessing in disguise. Maybe it is a means to learn something
new, heal something old, or to release and embrace the new.
believe there is a gift in every ‘negative’ experience. If you can
embrace the persona of a witness who sees your life but does not get
embroiled in it, you can start seeing the gifts. Once you see them,
it is easier to receive and acknowledge them.
This is a new
way of thinking, because most of us feel let down, betrayed,
frustrated, or angry when what we expected or wanted does not work
out. It feels negative and we struggle trying to fight it and
change it. Did this experience really lead to something negative?
Probably not! It could just mean that your expectations were not
met. Let’s consider this - what if your expectations were not for
the higher good, or what if they could have hindered you in the long
run? This type of understanding or perspective usually only surfaces
in retrospect, because then the bigger picture is easier to see.
Let’s look at some examples.
You may want and ask for a
loved one to enter your life that does not materialize. Then, your
life may bring you some type of disaster, which forces you to take
on a new job or move to a new location. You are upset. You feel
betrayed. You feel depressed. Then a month or so into your new life
you meet a person that you instantly click with. You would have
never met this person without your perceived ‘negative’ experience
that forced you to change your surroundings.
realization you immediately praise God for the situation that
brought this new person into your life. Although you formerly felt
betrayed, you now see all the pieces of the puzzle and a wonderful
new life that is unfolding in front of you.
There is a gift
in every illness, in every disaster, in every loss, and in every
outward misfortune, but only if you take the time to recognize it.
It may not come all at once, the gift may not be fully revealed
until several years past the occurrence, but trust that there is a
If you hold onto the knowledge that there is a gift
somewhere in every ‘negative’ experience, you can save yourself the
stress, depression, and lack of hope, which becomes the focus with
this type of experience. By eliminating this, you can improve your
health and general well-being.
I was diagnosed with
breast cancer, I chose not to go to the negative. As I stepped into
my healing journey, I became grateful for the gift this diagnosis
represented. Without it, I would not have done the deep work of
clearing out issues from past lives and my current life. As I did my
inner work, I felt lighter, brighter, and transformed. Despite my
diagnosis, I felt great. Without this ‘negative’ diagnosis, I would
never have done this and would have never felt this way. I am
grateful for it, for the experience, and for the result.
time you are faced with a perceived ‘negative’ experience, whether
large or small, step back and ask: "What is the gift for
The ‘negative’ could be life changing and might even lead you
to what you wanted all along.
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