Obstacles Can Be Opportunities


All obstacles you encounter can be seen as something to stop you and prevent you from proceeding, or they can be looked at as an opportunity that can be rewarding and fulfilling.

What seems to be an obstacle in your path can often be an opportunity. An opportunity to move forward in a better and more rewarding direction. We only need to stop focusing on the road block, stop complaining, and start looking at things with fresh eyes.

At the very worst, our problems require us to become smarter, more resourceful, and more determined. They force us to grow as individuals even if we are not looking for the growth.

Difficulties make us better as long as we don’t walk away from them. Sometimes we are afraid to look past the obstacles in front of us.  That fear prevents us from seeing the opportunity being presented. Don’t let yourself focus on the roadblock, rather push yourself to figure out why you’ve encountered it and how you are going to move around it.

Obstacles can be barriers that stop you if you let them. Rather than looking at the negative, remind yourselves when you come across them that obstacles can be an opportunity.

Published by Leslie Dobson

Leslie has been writing since she was a young child, first with poetry and short stories and later with song lyrics, young adult stories and inspirational sayings. She is a multi-genre author and her blogs and books come when and where the Spirit leads.

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