“The obstacles in the path are not obstacles…They are the path.”

From the archives….

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“May you always remember the obstacles in the path are not obstacles…They are the path.”

Jane Lotter

The quote above ended the article I linked to a couple posts ago  “The nine essential habits of mentally strong people.”   It was an article with a lot of punch and a lot of wisdom.  If you havent read it I urge you to do so.  But for me the quote at the end really hit me between the eyes.

Much of our time is spent comparing how we are doing with how others are doing and one of the things we always compare are the obstacles in front of us and how they reflect on us.  We want our obstacles to be big enough to testify to our heroism and integrity, but not so big that they reflect poorly on us.  We like it best when our obstacles are out of…

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