It’s always a good time to ask yourself some of the important questions in life.

Do you dare to dream of figuring out your purpose in life? Have you touched the center of your own sorrow, and been opened – not closed – by life’s betrayals? Can you sit with pain without moving to hide it, fade it, or fix it?

Here’s an invitation to ask yourself some of those tough questions, and to be honest in your responses:

How do you handle the painful parts of your own inner journey? Share your thoughts below.

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