Why Life ISN’T Unfair
Life isn’t unfair… it is always fair!
Now, I can imagine the tremendous leap of faith that embracing this premise might require. We’ve all posed the question: “Why me? Why do bad things happen to good people? How can a good God allow such injustices to occur?”
None of us is immune to seemingly negative occurrences, but life’s events become calamities only if we make the conscious decision to make tragedies out of them. The storms in one’s life, while they have the potential of creating incapacitating turbulence in the mind, do not have to.
We might just as easily choose to view them as being in perfect order, offering us opportunities for personal growth. These so-called tragedies can actually become the driving force of change. The question then becomes — is there really such a thing as a negative experience?
The gift of each of these apparently negative events is a tool from the Divine that can help nurture our spiritual progress. The more daunting the obstacle, the greater potential there is for personal growth. From the ancient mystical text of Judaism, the Kabbalah: “The falls of our life provide the energy to propel ourselves to a much higher level.”…Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Dr. Terry Gordon is a retired cardiologist, a health advocate and the author of No Storm Lasts Forever.