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RETROSPECT OBSTACLE

June 6th, 2018

 

When an obstacle appears, we often kick and scream.

 

Long after the fact, while telling the story, we may sound even grateful for the oabstacle for the efforts it required us to undertake.  A sense of reverence for that ‘life experience’ might even arise as we mythologize our own narrative.

 

But when a new obstacle appears we fail to remember this transition.

 

When an obstacle appears, might we look on it with gratitude?  How might this perspective influence our ability to find a solution, make the effort, act thoughtfully and succeed?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perhaps the better question:  Which is more likely to have a positive influence on our efforts upon an obstacle:  kicking and screaming?

 

or gratitude



Podcast Ep. 52: Retrospect Obstacle

from
Tinkered Thinking