This week’s Ancestral Wisdom:
“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.”
Adversity builds strength. This is true. Often we don’t know what we’re capable of, until we find ourselves on the business end of a serious fuck-over. No matter how we feel about it once we make it through, going “through it” sucks. It saps your strength, it tests your patience, and it tests your faith – in both “Mankind”, and in a Higher Power.
And if you’re really learning the lesson the Universe wants to teach you, then that’s exactly how it’s supposed to feel. Absolutely the sting of betrayal hurts unlike any other, and absolutely casting your pearls before swine, time and again, unbeknownst to you – makes you second-guess every decision you’ve ever made about your life, and the people you’ve allowed to be in it. [Read more…]