2/22/12 When life takes us to places we didn’t consciously want to go, we often feel as if we must have made a mistake somewhere. The hard knocks and struggles are designed to shed light within ourselves and deepen our experience of reality. Often it takes something major to wake us and humble us into seeing the bigger picture. We now see all the patterns of emotional baggage that stand in the way of our joy. Surrender to the situation, feeling lighter and braver!