We learn and grow most when we face the most extremes of weather, obstacles, political parties, and points of view. Obstacles are power generators. We should look upon problems and obstacles as test questions or challenges.
Obstacles are those pesky things that hinder us only when we lost sight of our goal. The only sure guard against troubles and obstacles is a long term goal.
"Sometimes things which at the moment may be perceived as obstacles -- and actually be obstacles, difficulties, or drawbacks -- can in the long run result in some good end which would not have occurred if it had not been for the obstacle." - Steve Allen
"Others can stop you temporarily - you are the only one who can do it permanently." - Zig Ziglar
“Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now.
With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.” - Mark Victor Hansen
"It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles." - Claude M. Bristol
Defeat may test you; it need not stop you. If at first you don't succeed, try another way. For every obstacle there is a solution. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. The greatest mistake is giving up.
Let's learn to consider obstacles as an opportunity to grow stronger and more competent. So keep going regardless of the obstacles.
I would appreciate it very much if you do share how you overcome obstacles.
Photo 1 by Harold Jarche taken from this source
Photo 2 by fazen taken from this source
- Never Give Up!
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