One must endeavor to make others want to do what you want them to do, because then they feel that the decision comes from within themselves, and their egos and self images are not hurt.
There are always ups and downs in life, both in material life as also in spiritual life, and we must be prepared for this. There is no such thing as smooth sailing in either case. I think that is why we need two wings and not just one. When we are thrown off balance it means we are losing confidence in ourselves, and this you must reinforce in yourself.
There is no need to know where you come from but rather where you are going to. Spirituality shows you the goal to achieve and the way to do it, and for this venture, I am ready to help you
A human being is nothing but a symbol of this universe. We are each one of us a universe in ourselves. We have in us the wisdom of the owl, the strength of the lion, the viciousness of the tiger, the poison of the snake, the gentleness of the rabbit, the fleetness of the deer, the beautiful vision of the hawk. We have within us everything. Kill something outside and you kill that within yourself. Create something in you which is beautiful and you create that outside. The old tradition says that this universe is a mirror