I am prone to forget this simple fact, and when I begin to sense the struggle of life, I get dismayed or feel disillusioned. Keeping in mind that life is war, helps to keep everything in perspective. Of course bad things happen to good people. Life is war. Of course there are temptations around every corner. Life is war. Of course things are unfair and unjust at times. Life is war.
Remembering who the enemy is is crucial. Too often, I behave as though my enemy is another person or a situation. The only enemy I have on earth = "