A great reminder from Walden on seeing obstacles in the right way. It’s so easy to see them negatively and become stressed or discouraged. Yes we do have a choice in how we frame them. Thanks, Hdavey Thoreau.
O is for Obstacles
“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal” -Henry Ford-
If everyone is overcoming obstacles, the question becomes, what kind of obstacles do you want to overcome?
Obstacles that are put in our path to make us stronger. They are a whisper from the versions of ourselves saying – ‘hey, over here, keep going,this way’
Obstacles are the Universe asking ‘how bad do you want it.’
Then, purposefully setting up obstacles designed to male us stretch and grow.
Obstacles allow us to fail forward so we can determine what we want and what we don’t.
If we run into an obstacle and we decide to quit the thing we’re chasing because of the obstacles; the truth is that we didn’t really want it in the first place. Which is a great awareness to have because we can move on…
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