He himself has sought this self-cleansing. He must be prepared to witness the rising up to the surface of negative qualities that have lain inert or only half-active, as well as the throwing into focus by outer events of those which have already been fully active. He will now have to deal with these qualities, usually one at a time, and to deal with them repeatedly so long as they are not thoroughly transmuted. It is all a part of the work of purification, resulting from the co-operation of his own higher self. As such it is not to be regretted but expected, not to be deplored but to be calmly dealt with.
-- Notebooks Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved > Chapter 1: Ant's Long Path > # 128