The definition of a problem is “a matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome”.
A problem is essentially a set of circumstances that we don’t want or would like to reject.
Unquestionably there are circumstances that threaten our lives or the lives of those we love. These situations are harmful. However, most of what we encounter in life are simply circumstances that feel ‘stuck’.
In other words, we simply haven’t (yet) found an effective way forward.
If we take away the negative judgment, and simply look at our ‘problems’ as the set of circumstances under which we’re operating, how could it change our perspective?
Next week I’ll share a “Miracle question” that can break through stuck places.
May we pursue our paths, reframing problems into circumstances we can change,