I have previously advised on the practice of patience when those dreaded ‘dry spells’ interrupt the joys of crazy adventures in dreamland, leaving us high and dry with no enigmas to unravel. Certainly, effort, of the strenuous sort, seems not to resolve the blank canvas that upsets us. It’s not pushing ahead determinedly that catches the elusive butterfly in flight, but a unfocused yielding to whatever may come which presses the right buttons. And that yielding, that submission, may take some time to manifest the unseen. You know, days turning into weeks and maybe months before a breakthrough.
As human beings we sometimes struggle to find meaning and purpose in our lives. Why are we here in this lifetime? We hear the standard answer, “We are here to grow and experience”, but what does that really mean? After all, each and every one of us has experienced some difficult times. Sometimes it’s hard to find purpose and even more difficult to find joy in these lives. So, why are we here?