Perhaps you did see the welcome signs and you climbed aboard with your heart in what it had to offer you.
The self-psychotherapy for the mind of a Course in Miracles has helped me look at the past differently. As you look back on your life you may notice points where you think some groundwork was laid for you, and that you might have missed out.
Either way, you are where you are now for a reason that is meant to be.
Spiritual growth and inner strength
To use myself as an example: