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Everything Happens for a Reason Quotes

We’ve all heard this saying at least a million times before, but have you ever stopped for a moment to think about the meaning behind it.

If you aren’t the type to believe that everything happens for a reason, you will likely reconsider after reading this.

This is a concept that I tell my patients most often. It is something that is hard to grasp or believe in the midst of it, but it could not be more true.

Think of the phrase, “People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime.”

It is the idea that no matter how good, or how painful a role they played, they taught us something, something that will reveal itself to us at some point.

This goes hand in hand with the concept of everything happening for a reason.

While there may be unpleasant lessons that happen, they are still lessons. We have to be open to the pain and difficulty, to be truly open to what it is we are supposed to gain from an experience.

It can be difficult to think in terms of everything happening for a reason, but it can also be helpful.

When we are going through a difficult time, it can be very comforting to think that there is a purpose to this, and there will be a use for what I am going through at this very moment.

Here is some sage advice about just this point:

Everything Happens for a Reason Quotes

1. “Realize that if a door closed, it’s because what was behind it wasn’t meant for you.” ― Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

2. “We go through our careers and things happen to us. Those experiences made me what I am.”— Thomas Keller

3. “Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.”— Mattie Stepanek

4. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.— Mary Tyler Moore

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