Experiences from my family and family history have made me think about the veracity of certain ubiquitous cliches used by many to convey their outlook on a circumstance. Please don't think I am a skeptic because I am not or maybe I am of some things.
I am not a real philosopher, theologian or psychologist. Many have weighed in on this subject. I am just looking to find correct principles and understand them better, hopefully with an objective critical thought process.
We all go through difficulties in life. Those difficulties can be caused our own decisions or by others. Will we take responsibility for how we react by disempowering ourselves and defaulting to a notion that has no basis and delude ourselves by saying that all things happening for a reason?
The fact is we are all alive until we die and there is a purpose for that unless you are an atheist. There is a difference between the purpose of life and the reasons that things happen…