Inspirational Wisdom Quotes on Depression, Difficulties, Emotional Pain
by Alison Stormwolf
It is my confirmed belief that we are on this earth to evolve our souls. We are spiritual beings who have taken on flesh and blood to experience that which could not be earned in the higher realms of Spirit.
When young I thought that life was meant to be fun. Many still think along these lines but the truth is that life is meant to challenge us for growth. No unpruned rose grows into its innate magnificence... so too do we need to submit to the pruning of our beings by the Higher power.
It carves out a depth in us that means we are capable of holding more joy, compassion and wisdom. Yes, a gift... albeit in very heavy disguise.
we face ourselves naked
stripped of cloaks of illusion.
That is where true healing begins
constructed in my youth,
full of the stagnant water of guilt , pain,
rejection, self doubt.
Oh, the discovery was terrible,
the owning of it very hard.
That is where enlightenment begins.
now I see it as the gift in disguise.
all that is not for our greatest good.
in a new light of compassion.
go into the silence.
Ask what it is you need to know.
God cared enough to do that for me.
that unlocks creativity.
I reached up to the light.
Total despair urges us to cry for mercy,
that cry opens doors.
Shrieking silently for mercy I roamed
pleading, begging in the dark.
Such passion is never ignored.
so that our re-emergence
will be bold, renewed, powerful.
The end result?
New found knowledge of our inner strength.
could not hold me.
my vanity, my face to the world.
In that crisis I prayed.