Episode 116 • Fate
Make peace with something
So be it
Be meant to be
Esther: Hello everyone, thank you for coming to our Peaceful summer retreat, my name is Esther and I’ll be your meditation guide today. Now that you’re sitting comfortably, I want you to take a deep breath and leave all of your problems behind. Be present. Focus on your breath. Feel the warmth of the candles that are all around us. Can you feel their warmth?
Esther: Me too. Now there is absolutely nothing to worry about. Just breathe.
Russell: What’s this smell?
Esther: Shhh. I said breathe.
Russell: Oh, uhm, Esther. I think there’s a-
Esther: Remember. Problems are an illusion. There is no such thing as problems. What we consider problems are simply events.. Fate is what determines what happens and remember, fate is neither good nor bad.
Russell: Oh my gosh, I really think-
Esther: The universe always knows what’s best for us. And whatever comes our way, we should just embrace it.
Russell : Esther, I’m sorry, your-
Esther: So make peace with whatever problem you think you’re experiencing in your life…Stop seeing it as a problem. Your boss doesn’t treat you well, your neighbors are annoying? So be it!
Russell: Esther, again, I’m so sorry but-
Esther: [Sighs] What’s your name?
Russell: Uhm, Russel. Esther-
Esther: Russel, shh, shh, shh. Stop worrying. What are you worried about?
Russell: Well, right now about-
Esther: Shh, don’t even tell me. I know, I can see it in you… It’s your job, isn’t it?. You lost your job recently. But trust me, the Universe never makes mistakes. Everything that’s happening to you right now was meant to be so…
Russell: You don’t understand. Your-
Esther: I do understand. I was once like you. I would stress over the smallest things. Today I’m here to tell you you don’t need to worry anymore. Even if something horrible is happening… We can’t control it anyway…
Russell : Okay, well. Your hair’s on fire, but yeah, you know what, like you said, it was probably meant to happen anyway so…
Esther: What? Oh my God!