Question: How can I remember myself when I get tired, hungry, and cranky? This state seems to run away with me, and I lash out at those I love. Then when I come to myself, I feel terrible. How do I find the strength to stop this cycle?
Answer: I know how this sounds, but it is the way: Try, try, and try again. There is a secret in this willingness to go back onto the spiritual battlefield. Scripture says it best, I think: “My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.”
If we will persist with our wish to be true to ourselves — to be kind and patient, caring and wise in the face of any set-back — that bright day dawns for us when we realize this all-empowering truth about ourselves: in this life we each have but one weakness and one strength. Our weakness lies in what we have yet to discover about ourselves; but our strength is the realization that in each of us lives a Columbus of the Soul . . . and that there is nothing in the universe that can remain hidden from the one who will dare to discover the truth of himself.
Whenever we will put ourselves on the side of what we know is true, then the Truth takes our side… lending us what is noble, needful, and divine; so Truth sees to it that we are strengthened by wisdom, sheltered by light, and that our heart knows the peace of having fulfilled her plan.