I feel sorry for people who don't have problems. Whenever I hear someone say that everything is fine in their practice, I can't help but think, Well then you're not trying hard enough. And I also realize that a life without disturbances is not a life I would ever want to have. Growth and fulfillment in life come from making things happen, and making things happen will inevitably trigger a series of consequences you hadn't foreseen. It's not just a matter of accepting these disturbances, you should embrace them for what they are: evidence that you are alive and growing and creating something new. Often when you challenge the status quo, the status quo resists and fights back. But I wouldn't want it any other way. As Tom Hanks' character said in the movie, A League of Their Own: “It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.”