We all face challenges in our lives. Our spouses maybe don’t see things the way we do, or maybe we think they are the cause of the problem. Our friends don’t seem to understand, and if they do, their efforts at cheering us up only seem to make things worse. It is easy, at those times, to feel like we are having to cope with our problems all alone. Perhaps
Nothing happens by accident. There are no coincidences. Everything happens for a reason, even if you never know what that reason is. Everything is always happening for the highest good of all involved. This concept is illustrated by an old Buddhist tale: It is the story of an old farmer whose only horse ran away. That evening, the neighbours gathered to commiserate with him since this was such bad luck.