The Blog


This post was published on the now-closed HuffPost Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and posted freely to our site. If you need to flag this entry as abusive, send us an email.

It seems the threshold to our spiritual journey waits beyond our struggle to work with what we're given.


What we want and
what we're given often
serve two different Gods.

How we respond
to their meeting
determines our

A Question to Walk With: In conversation with a friend or a loved one, describe your own struggle between what you want and what you've been given.

For more poetry for the soul, click here.

For more by Mark Nepo, click here.