Why does opportunity come disguised as a problem or a challenge?
"Opportunity" - is something you consider taking for your greater advantage or benefit.
In a positive context, Opportunity is like a door to a path that leads to blessings. But why after opening the door, this path often presents problems and challenges? Maybe because God never gives us something we are not ready to have. And the challenges that comes with the opportunity are God's colorful ways of preparing us for the blessings that will come ahead.
I think its because that's what opportunity is. I don't think opportunity is simply something that falls into a person's lap, I think it is a by-product of our actions, and the more we do or are willing to do in our life, the more opportunities will present themselves as a result.
Most people look out for problems, but mostly there aren't any, but they will find some. Would they look out for solutions and opportunities, which mostly arise from confronting yourself with something unknown or uncertain, they would find solutions they never thought of.
when we stretch ourselves to find a solution to a problem we often find an opportunity to learn more, help others, give away what we have learned. Often, we just want the problem to go away. But if we looked at it as a golden opportunity we might be surprised.
Bottom line for me? Problems require my going to God and asking for his help. This is when I know I am not self-sufficient, not the strong I-can-do-anything-on-my-own type of person. The opportunity always comes when I ask God for help!!
I think if opportunities didn't come disguised as problems or challenges they wouldn't really be opportunities, because then everyone else would have already done it as it was so easy... or no one would need to do it because everyone could do it themselves.
@ Admiral_Joraxx, thank you for your generosity you make a good point that has gifted my perspective on this matter. Blessings
@ renegadetory, thank you for your generosity, wow an interesting insight!
@ Lauryallan, thank you for your generosity, excellent!
@ Maralexa, thank you for your generosity....hmmm I see what a way to reaffirm our connnection with God, I like that!
by Jenna Ditsch 7 years ago
I am sincerely curious as to why those who do not believe in the existence of God would spend time and energy to convince others to believe the same? I am asking this respectfully and am seeking true, valid answers--not attacks or arguments. I just want to understand the...
by goodfriendiam 9 years ago
because their are only a handful in the world?
by Jennings 2 years ago
Why does America give minority scholarships?Why does America give minority subjects, but tells us that white people shouldn't think better of themselves because of their skin color? Whites deserve just as much of an education as anyone else and help included. If I moved to Africa or Asia I would...
by Debra Allen 4 years ago
Christians, Why do you give your problems to God if God Gave Them To You?Everyone says that God does not give you more than you can handle. So then if you think that you cannot handle it, you give that opportunity to learn back to God? What does that say to the God that You are refusing?
by G. Diane Nelson Trotter 2 years ago
Why does the mention of slavery anger some people? Is it ever appropriate to mention it?There were ugly comments when Michelle Obama mentioned the irony that slaves building the white house and then her living there. Some consider it racist. Some slaves were descendants of...
by StayPos 7 years ago
When you have a challenging day what helps you stay grateful for the blessings in your life?
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|