To look away from reality will rarely get you to where you would like to be. Reality is what it is in the moment and we are better off to face it rather than pretend.
To experience a new and better reality, we must have purposefully moved through what it once was to the next. The experiences of moving on may offer hard lessons, but we only progress by learning from them.
Reality isn’t predictable and neither can our response to it be. It is in your favor to experience it as it is and to then decide what your next actions will be. Ideally, these determined actions will remain focused on your purpose in life and the people that you most closely share it with. Thoughts and emotions will creep in and we should bravely keep these positively centered to move onward rather than stand still or drop back.
At a point in the future, we will all be presented again with a harsh reality. It’s your choice for how to proceed within it. The measured capacity of your life in the end and the significance you generated as a contributor to it, will be much greater for those who have acted to persevere with continual learning and application toward their purpose.
“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” — Soren Kierkegaard –