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Wednesday, September 18, 2013 9:59 PM

Viewing Angles

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 9:59 PM
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 9:59 PM

Every obstacle we face is an opportunity for success. If we see problems or setbacks only as failures then we are looking at them in the wrong light. Everyone has them, but how we view them will determine our success. When faced with a problem we should see it as an opportunity to grow, develop, make ourselves stronger and be better equipped for tomorrow.  Yes, some issues we face are hurtful and scary at times, but they are nonetheless still opportunities. The next time you face a problematic situation step back and assess it. Begin to find solutions or see the bigger picture. Think: “I can either let this sideline me or I can pick myself up and believe that this will work out for my good.” That is how you deal with it in a productive and honorable way. Do not get hurt or retaliate. Instead learn to rise above your feelings and do the right thing. Doing this will introduce healing, or maybe even reveal an answer. How you view difficulties and deal with them will determine whether the situation makes you stronger and wiser or resentful and bitter. It is your call. Problems can be opportunities for growth as well as develop our character and enable us to be successful.

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