The Master Teacher of the Mysteries is your Higher Self. Through the trials of life, through perceiving the mythic dimensions of it – you are presented with the lessons you most need to learn in order to perfect yourself in all ways.
It is a theory which cannot be definitively proven. However, as the great mystical teacher, Paul Solomon, once said “life works far better and makes more sense if we assume it is true, even if it is not!”
The Dalai Lama once said “we need to be grateful to people who mean us harm, for it is only through conflict that we can grow.”