At my church’s vacation bible school, we have been speaking a lot about overcoming obstacles in life. It’s inevitable that they are going to come during our lifetime, so we must be prepared. Instead of looking at our hardships as a detriment, let’s look at it as our ally. Some of the more successful people in the world used their obstacles to push them into a level of greatness. Here are a few that come to mind: Michael Jordan, Oprah Winfrey, Jay-Z, Steve Jobs and Sam Walton (the founder of Walmart). Look up their stories to success.
In this video, Eric Thomas , motivational speaker, talks about pain and how it took him to another level in his life. The key message is pain is not permanent. It’s a very powerful video. Check it out!