When we remind ourselves of the light the lies on the other side of this experience, we remind ourselves not to run away. We remind ourselves to work through.
When you wake up with ache you know somethings wrong. We don't embrace pain and are thankful for it indicating there's a problem. Feeling self is much the same. Feeling self is an indicator that their's a problem. We're too self oriented. We are much happier when we don't feel our self.
Our life is entirely different when we are leading it. It demonstrates that we are taking our life seriously by doing our best to live up to who G-d made us to be.
Spirituality is very important because it enriches and deepens our experiences in life. When you get to the soul of the matter you begin experiencing the very essence of the person or the thing.
The greatest act of love can be creating boundaries and definition. The most loving relationships can fall apart without exercising boundaries and definition. We cannot succeed at anything in life without exercising self-control, boundaries, limitations, and definition.