Our lives aren’t really supposed to be clear sailing, even when we are doing all the right things for all the right reasons. There needs to be some tension in our lives so we know we are alive.
Some obstacles creep up on as and others jump right out of the woods. Either way they are chances to seek assistance from colleagues, friends, family or a complete stranger. An opportunity to request more information, draw from someone else’s experience, to learn something new and show a bit of humility.
Obstacles are also opportunities to test your mettle and your commitment. Are you strong enough to find a way around the barrier? If not, why not? Are you clever enough to see a better perspective and take a small/large detour? Do you believe in the idea/action enough to be tested by a struggle?
Embrace obstacles and allow any tension they create…
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