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The Guest House by Rumi ~ Audio Article

The Gift in the Lesson

The Guest House has comforted me during troubled times and salved my aching heart with the reminder, that it is all a part of the heights and depths of the human experience. That it is all a lesson wrapped as a gift… and sometimes a gift wrapped as a lesson.

It is in my life, and I’d much rather view it as “for me” rather than “to me”. Interesting what a difference just one little word makes. If you have trouble thinking of some of your struggles, especially those apparently inflicted by others as “a gift”… consider that to view it so is to empower yourself to discover the gem in the dirt.

To sift the gem from the dirt and hold it to the light of the heart is to illuminate its brilliance… and to make sacred the struggle.

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About the author, Devani

Hey! I’m Devani, a multi-passionate creator who enjoys honing the craft of writing (mostly;)), photography, cooking, podcasting, learning about business, and growing brands. I co-host the iCreateDaily Podcast with LeAura Alderson (my mom), and co-own the iCreateDaily brand. I hope through the content and products we produce, you will be inspired to start, sustain, and succeed in your goals.

My non-business and artistic hobbies include: enjoying a good movie, discovering obscure but epic music, obsessing over The Beatles, and developing fictional stories in my head. My Maltese dog, Caspian, provides an insane amount of creative inspiration by just being his adorable self. #HeWokeUpLikeThat. 😉