The objects of our resistance are portals to our higher-self. In science fiction, portals are gateways to other planes of existence. A person can jump to a distant location when they step into a portal by stepping out of time and space. A portal to our higher-self works on the same principle: we are able to jump to a higher state of being by stepping out of lower consciousness. It is an accelerated process to awakening. Given enough time and suffering, we will all evolve out of lower consciousness, it is our destiny, but by seizing upon the portals available to us, which are offered through the objects of our resistance, we make gains that would take lifetimes through evolution.
Acceptance of a situation is the only way to pass through a portal and leave suffering behind. Acceptance requires that we drop self-pity, judgments, and especially condemnation about what we are experiencing. These thoughts argue with reality and cause us to struggle against what is. When we drop our judgmental thoughts, we slip through a portal with ease, and suffering gets left behind because it cannot persist where no struggle exist.