1. "There is something profoundly spiritual as well as robustly practical about this ability to transform the bad moments in life into a spur of creativity.
  2. It is as if, deep within us, there is a voice saying,
  3. 'You are in this situation, bad though it is, because there is a task to perform, a skill to acquire, a strength to develop, a lesson to learn, an evil to redeem, a shard of light to be rescued, a blessing to be uncovered, for I have chosen you to give testimony to humankind that out of suffering can come great blessings...
  4. If you wrestle with it for long enough and with unshakable faith.'"