spiritual defeats is to lose enthusiasm for life’s possibilities.
Every life has its share of setbacks and disappointments of tragedy and loss. So the question we all confront, in the face of negatives that may assail us, is: How do we keep our inner fire alive?
Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life and a commitment to action.
Every day, it’s important to ask and answer these questions: “What’s good in my life?” and “What needs to be done?”
The first question keeps us focused on positives; the second keeps us proactive and reminds us that we are responsible for our own happiness and well-being.
Another aspect of focusing on the positive, and thereby nourishing the soul, is to stay focused on the inquiry “What in my life do I most enjo