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“Soar above the stormy seas”

Posted by on October 7, 2013 in Slider | Comments Off

“Soar above the stormy seas”

Life is constantly bringing us challenges, and as Captain Jack Sparrow put it: “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.” A while ago, when I first started going to a therapist, I was struggling with loss and confusion. The question that seemed to repeat over and over in my head was, “Why is this happening to me?” It was an unanswerable question, and like most of us, I really wasn’t even listening to the answer to the question. Finally, my therapist explained to me how we are all dealt cards in life and it isn’t about how terrible our cards are or are not; it’s about how I will play the cards I’m dealt. I make all the choices in my life on howto deal with my stormy seas. Now instead of asking myself, “Why” — I ask myself, “What am I to learn from this?” And then I listen…

Maybe you want to change your questions. I’d love to listen with you!