Profound insights from a gifted writer, Ron Irvine, who has graciously agreed to allow me to share them here.
The Way of the Brokenhearted… Leads to the Way of the Open Heart.
“God breaks the heart
again and again and again
until it stays OPEN.”
Hazrat Inayat Kahn (Sufi Master)
Life is full of surprises. Some are positive but many others do not seem so positive. These surprises, whether positive or negative, are the “stuff” of life.
What we do with the good “stuff” is easy: rejoice, laugh, dance, celebrate, or whatever. What we do with the not-so-good “stuff” defines who we are. What we do with them gives our life meaning or despair. BUT WHAT DO WE DO WITH THESE SURPRISES? Our tragedies, broken dreams, failures, losses, etc. can devour us . . . or strengthen us.
“As long as we are mortal creatures who love other mortals, heartbreak will be a staple of our lives. And all heartbreak, personal…
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