Archive for April, 2012

Overcoming Obstacles

have you every seen a deer jump a fence?

i was driving to work yesterday and saw three deer running in the field heading toward the road ahead of me

their only obstacle was a tall  fence

i slowed down and waited to see if they would stop at the fence

but they didn’t even hesitate

one by one they seemed to fly effortlessly over it

their hang time was amazing

so graceful

it was really quite beautiful


today it seemed like it was obstacle after obstacle that popped up before me

one thing after another that went wrong

i was afraid to even think “what next?”

by the end of the day i felt like i was crawling over the hurdles instead of gliding gracefully over them

felt like crying – too tired to be brave and strong anymore


did you ever have days like that?


i wish i could be like those deer

effortlessly flying over the hurdles that life presents

but we can’t do that by ourselves

God is the one who gives us the strength and endurance

he’s the one who helps us get over them


“It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. 
He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; 
   he enables me to stand on the heights.”  2 Samuel 22:33


 what a comfort to know that Jesus overcame the ultimate obstacle for us

the fence that separated us and our heavenly Father

and life eternal


what a wonderful thing to celebrate this Easter season

so keep praying, rely on him, and get ready to soar


blessings cont. 

25. deer when not eating my plants

26. open fields

27. Easter

28. white lilies

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