It is common wisdom that perseverance is a virtue and the ability to keep pursuing one’s goals in the face of setbacks is essential for achieving success in any area of life.
On the other hand, many spiritual teachings advocate the value of surrendering to the higher will, because there is a bigger plan and the ego’s desire may or may not be in alignment with the highest growth path of your soul.
So what should one make of these seemingly contradictory guidances? And when push comes to shove, how should one decide what’s the correct course of action? In episode 42 of the School of Intuition, I talk about the ego’s role in decision making, the spiritual bypass that many of empathic light beings tend to fall into when making decisions, and how to decide in ambivalent situations whether you should persevere or surrender.