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What Is It that I Keep Missing on My Journey? What Lesson Do I Not See?

The inner journey to discover one’s spiritual core is never easy. As Maria told Steve, there is no road map. Along the way, signposts and clues provide direction. Yet often our attention is so riveted on where we are trying to go that we miss the small, often intangible signs that might lead us to our personal treasure store. An authentic journey is not literal but metaphoric, a discovery. As Maria tells Steve, it’s not like a trip to Chicago—a straight-line trip to a known destination. Looking for concrete lessons misses the point.

If you’re not learning, you may need to look harder and risk more. The journey will bring few lessons if you never leave home. A ...

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