“When obstacles arise you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.” Zig Ziglar
Zig Ziglar’s play on words in this thought expresses a powerful truth everyone needs to learn.
There is no doubt that we all face obstacles in the course of life. The difference is made in how we choose to deal with those obstacles.
At times, obstacles can arise that create situations causing us to feel as though we have no choice but to quit, and many do.
The greatest challenge, however, is realizing that the direction can be changed and still reach the goal without changing the decision to get there.
When we understand the nature of our goals, along with the ultimate goal of heaven, we also know that obstacles help strengthen our faith in the One who placed the goal before us and will help us reach it.
The task before us is to face these obstacles with the determination and tenacity needed to keep our focus on achieving the ultimate success.