Brilliant! Especially ” Because in the end, you’d be learning the same lessons no matter how the outer circumstances of life were presented.”
Often when I’m at work and I feel like I’m not enjoying I just start focussing on the task, on the now and say to myself “Well you’re here anyway so might as well enjoy it!”
You may not want to hear that, especially if you’re experiencing disappointment, regret, or pain in any form. But learning from your life situation, however it presents itself, is made exponentially easier when you don’t waste time playing mind games with it.
Those mind games can be wishing life were different, thinking about all of the things you could have done differently, and wondering why other people have it so good. These are all ways in which the thinking mind distracts you from the task at hand, which is to accept your life situation as if you had chosen it so that you can get down to the business of inner growth. Because in the end, you’d be learning the same lessons no matter how the outer circumstances of life were presented.
Most importantly, remember that we are all classmates. We all go to the same school…
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