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I hadn’t planned on posting anything else until Monday, but this article really grabbed my attention. I’m of the philosophy that everything happens for a reason, ALL things, good and bad. The trick is, to get some perspective, take a step back and ask yourself “What can I learn from this? What is the lesson in this trial in my life?” This article illustrates that nicely, take a look!



Whether you believe this to be true or not . . .


No failure, no mistake, no pain, no loss,

no experience . . . NOTHING!

There are reasons why things happen!  It’s as though there is a perfect master plan for our lives.   And although oftentimes we might not fully comprehend it, nevertheless it is unfolding daily.

I know you’re probably thinking, “Really?,  A master plan?”

I don’t proclaim to fully understand it myself, although I have experienced it to some degree.  I can tell you that while going through trials in my own life, at first it makes absolutely NO SENSE!

But as time passes, things have a way of becoming clearer.  You see, time allows us to have a deeper understanding of our situations and our circumstances.

Ever held a paper with written words right up close to your eyes?  All you see…

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About Tamara Hoerner (1261 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.


  1. Yes, I did have experienced it some times!

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  2. Thank you, Tamara! I also have experienced this, and there is a master-plan. Have a nice sunday evening, and good start into the week. Michael

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  3. I have to disagree with this. But I’ll write my reasons for it on the original blog. 🙂

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    • I’ll be interested to hear your views. I have personally experienced this on several occasions. Searching for the spiritual reason behind my infant son’s death is what kept me sane and from losing my mind from grief. I simply wouldn’t believe that this innocent life, an 8 day old baby, would die for no reason. I never blame God for anything, so I searched deep within myself, and to outside sources, for a reason. This search turned out to be VERY, VERY, VERY therapeutic. It took me on a deep spiritual journey and made me the person I am today. I am a FIRM believer that ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING happens for a reason.
      Please let me know when you post your comments on this topic, as I am very interested in your viewpoints.
      As always, Rayne, thank you so much for visiting my blog and for your comments. I wish you well. God Bless!


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