Everyone has issues. There have always been and will always be issues. It’s just that modern society in particular manipulates us to perpetually dwell on them and especially on the “unpleasant things of life.” It’s the simplest and surest way to “divide and conquer”– keep hurt and hate alive.
“O, God, refresh and gladden my spirit, purify my heart, illumine my powers; I lay all my affairs in Thy hands,” begins a popular Baha’i prayer. “I will no longer be sorrowful and grieved, I will be a happy and joyful being…I will no longer by full of anxiety nor will I let troubles harass me. I will not dwell on the unpleasant things of life…” Continue reading Issues, Attitudes and Subsequent Actions