I don’t care which religion you belong to and whether you respect its rules strictly or not. I don’t even care whether you believe in God or you think there’s no such thing as a higher force that rules us all.
However, whether you like to admit it or not, when something bad happens, all of a sudden, everyone becomes more spiritual.
Suddenly, you find a piece of faith deeply buried inside of you that you didn’t even know existed.
Maybe you start praying to God to save you. Praying for Him to help you in these times of troubles and to give you the miracle you need.
Or you might be angry at Him for putting you through all of this. After all, you’ve always been a good person who never did any harm, so you clearly don’t deserve everything you’re going through.
Either way, the point is the same: when you experience some hardships, you find God in yourself.
However, as soon as better times come along, you forget all about your troubles, as if they never happened.
Of course, I’m not telling you that you should forever remain negative just because one bad thing happened to you.
It doesn’t mean you should allow it to leave a permanent mark on your soul or completely change you as a person.
However, you shouldn’t ignore it either. Instead, you should see it as a sign and something to be grateful for.
Yes, you heard it right: you should be thankful for every hardship that hits you.
Grateful for every challenge, every obstacle, every bump along the road, and every closed door. Grateful for every time you run into someone toxic, that someone who hurt or betrayed you.
Thankful for every tear, every heartbreak, and every disappointment. For each time you didn’t get what you wanted and for every failure.
And you know why? Because these are all proof of God’s enormous love.
Yes, they’re all tests of your strength and patience – there’s no doubt about that. However, they are also evidence that He believes in you.
Evidence that He knows that you can take much more than you think. That He knows that you have what it takes to fight off every hardship, win every battle, and overcome every obstacle He puts in front of you.
An obvious proof that He sees all the inner power you have – that He has faith in you, even when you doubt Him.
Most importantly, all of this is a part of God’s bigger plan for you. A part of his mission to push you into becoming the woman He created you to become.
This is His way to force you into becoming a strong, independent woman who can handle a lot. A self-sufficient woman who knows she doesn’t need anyone guiding her through life.
It’s all His way of proving to you that you’re unbreakable and firm. That nothing and nobody can ever put you down.
That you can always rise from the ashes and that no failure means the end of you. Every pain and difficulty you experience is nothing more than God trying to teach you a valuable life lesson.
This is Him teaching you to trust Him, that you’re bigger than every problem, that there is always hope and light at the end of every tunnel.
This is Him teaching you to be brave and making you see there is always something good in every bad situation.
However, all of these hardships are also God’s way of bringing back faith in your heart, helping you understand everything happens for a reason, and teaching you how to accept both the good and the bad.
So, the next time something bad happens to you, don’t see it as the end of the world. Instead, recognize it as a way to reach your full potential.