“Catastrophe is the essence of the spiritual path, a series of breakdowns allowing us to discover the threads that weave all of life into a whole cloth.”
~ Roshi Joan Halifax
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Challenges, obstacles, and problems are difficult to deal with, there is no doubt in that.
But where some people feel they break under the weight of their catastrophes, others are strengthened and renewed by the possibilities of the discoveries we can make as we manoeuver our way through the difficult parts to where we are aiming to be.
Sometimes, it is only through catastrophe that we have the opportunity to see how it is that things truly come together.