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Reason for test and difficulties

                 Reason for test and difficulties


As we go through life we are all faced with challenges, difficulties, pain and suffering. That is the nature of the realm we live in. It has been designed by God that way, not to punish us, but to help us grow spiritually, and develop Divine attributes.
We need those skills and attributes to deal with the situations we will face in the next world, and the new level of our life and spiritual maturity, after we shed our material bodies.
Some of those Divine virtues and attributes are; Kindness, Compassion, Love, Patience, Understanding, forgiveness, Bravery, politeness, Happiness, care, flexibility, awareness, Mindfulness, Service to others, Honesty, humility, empathy, and many more.
We need to stay mindful of our actions when responding to other people’s actions. Not to react when someone says something to us, but make sure we hear it on the level of our higher self and not just our ego.
We are here to learn all those Divine attributes, serve others and achieve our life purpose buy sharing our special gifts. This will continually raise our vibration, until we are ready for the next step.
I am reposting the Vibration chart again so you can see what emotions to avoid and what vibration is best for your personal growth.


Also for the times you are faced with difficult situations, I highly recommend these two favorite prayers that I go to.

O God! Refresh and gladden my spirit. Purify my heart. Illumine my powers. I lay all my affairs in Thy hand. Thou art my Guide and my Refuge. I will no longer be sorrowful and grieved; I will be a happy and joyful being. O God! I will no longer be full of anxiety, nor will I let trouble harass me. I will not dwell on the unpleasant things of life.
O God! Thou art more friend to me than I am to myself. I dedicate myself to Thee, O Lord.
‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Is there any Remover of difficulties save God? Say: Praised be God! He is God! All are His servants, and all abide by His bidding!
The Báb

This is link to a YouTube video of a Tablet Baha’ullah wrote about his suffering and difficult times.