Suffering is part of our journey in this life. Without suffering, there is no emotional growth for us. In order for us to understand what we need to learn about who we are to be in this life, we must experience the pain of growing up.
Some of us believe that if we pretend that we are happy, then we will be happy. This leads us to an inauthentic life. A fake life is a build up of pain that we do not recognize. Do not be afraid of this pain; we all experience it. Understand that is part of our “design’ as human beings.
We receive moments of happiness in this life, but there is no permanent happiness. Perhaps not until the end of our life when we have done the work of growing and that allows us to see our life as a journey. Well worth the work!

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