Daily Archives: August 17, 2021

How Obstacles Help Us Grow

I’m on my annual anniversary blogging break. So, I’m not writing any new posts, but reblogging some past posts. Here’s one from 5 years ago, that has universal application. For all times. And for all people.


      Obstacles are a part of life everyone encounters them.  They may come in the form of financial reverses, family problems, spiritual challenges, or physical ailments.  But one thing is certain, obstacles will come into our lives.

But why?  Why do we have to endure obstacles?  How do they add  value to our lives?  And why does God allow Christians to endure obstacles? As an answer consider the following story.

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