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Everything You Experience Is A Lesson – Be Grateful No Matter How Hard Life Is


Listen, I know you’ve been through a lot lately. And I know that you’re on the verge of losing every hope you had.

But I want you to stop with what you are doing right now and read this.

I promise it’s not another pointless cliché. It’s the truth.

This life has been given to us to learn from it. It is the most precious gift one can receive. It’s an unpredictable, wonderful and adventurous journey that helps us explore our depths, find ourselves, experience what this world has to offer and evolve into higher beings. A stairway to self-understanding. A road to self-love. An adventure that helps us learn the purpose for our existence.

Yet, most people often forget about the significance of this gift. They let their downfalls determine their course of life. They fall, but they’re too lost to find their way out. And so, they stay in the dark. They remain hidden and they spend the rest of their lives regretting the decisions that brought them there in the first place.

There’s a tiny glimmer of light at the end of the dark tunnel, but they choose to avoid it. They choose to forget the fact that they’re blessed with more important things in life.

I’m aware that you’re there right now. And I know that you’re terrified of that place, but something tells me that you can see that speck of light in the darkness. That is why I believe that I have the power to refresh your memory of how amazing this life is.

I am not saying that it’s not hard. I’m just saying – Be grateful for it anyway.

Be grateful for the ones who love you, they’ve shown you what real love feels like. Be grateful for the ones who have disappointed you, they’ve made you a strong and wiser person. Be grateful for every amazing and not so amazing experience in your life. If it wasn’t for those painful moments, you wouldn’t be here today.

Be grateful for the wounds on your body, the scars on your heart, the mistakes you’ve made, the obstacles you’ve overcome and the failures you’ve been through. Every mark on your body is proof of how tough you are. Every fall is a sign of how far you’ve gotten. Every mistake you’ve made brought you exactly where you are now.

Be grateful for the beauty this world shares with you. Some people will never be as lucky as you are.

Be grateful for witnessing the rise of the sun, the fall of the rain, and the smell of the flowers. Be grateful you have a roof over your head. Be grateful you have a soft pillow to sleep on. Be grateful you have a family that cares for you. Be grateful for those little things that make life the most extraordinary adventure.

I know that you’re struggling. And I know that you’re too lost to follow that speck of light and find your way out. But your life has just started. And this thing that you’re experiencing now, is nothing but a lesson. So please. Stop beating yourself up and LET LIFE FLOW.

Stop regretting your actions. Appreciate everything that you have.

No matter how hard and dark life sometimes gets, understand that there’s always something valuable to learn from it.

Most importantly, be grateful for that opportunity.

Stephanie Reeds