Ever found it impossible to calm or center yourself while in a difficult situation? Ever felt as though God has abandoned you? I have experienced that too many times to count. In fact, I mastered the art of abandonment.
I have a friend, whom I’ll call Jane, who thought God had abandoned her. Jane was in dire straights. I have known her so long that I’ve watched her young children grow into adults and become parents themselves. Jane has taken as many personal development courses as I have. Actually, we took a lot of them together.
She has had some of the best training on the planet, from some of the most well-known names in the personal evolution. Despite this, she found herself in a very painful place. I once heard Wayne Dyer, a world famous author, tell about a painful time in his life when he heard his inner voice say to him, ‘You’ve tried everything else, why not try God?’ (more…)