“When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.”
– Dean Jackson
Jesus, Osiris, Krishna, Horus, Buddha…
What do all these have in common?
Each suffered immense periods of suffering prior to achieving a state of complete enlightenment. This patterns repeats itself throughout the entirety of human history.
We must overcome adversity in order to become greater beings.