We choose every day: “Do we want to live in the drama we create? Do we want to live in the misery that we create, just so that we can be comfortable knowing what to expect?”
Many times, people live in their condition because “at least” it’s predictable.
God is saying, “If you let go of trying to be in control of your life and return it back to who you say is your Lord, I will allow you to see from My perspective; but those who want to be in control because they’re afraid of the unknown will never walk in the light that is inside of them.”
This is only a small portion of the teaching, “Face of the deep“.