The biggest obsticle for me is ME
Seriously, I’m afraid that I get too caught up with menusia (sp). Details with faith, details with life, details with prayer, details with…
There is one thing in my life that is both a great obstacle and a great benefit to me.
This is my wifes illness (she has alzheimers).
Living with someone with ALZ teaches one many of the virtues; patience, unselfish love, endurance, fortitude and humility.
It also plays havoc with trying to pray, to read, to learn, and to gain a handle on ones emotions and the development of a spiritual life.
In my case this manifests itself as difficulty praying, and accepting God’s will. I want my wife healed and I pray for this. I also want my wife happy with God, so why am I praying ofr healing when she is on her way home to be with Him. See? - Dilemma!
So - on the one hand I feel that I am growing, on the other hand I feel that I am constantly struggling to find the right combination of prayer, and faith to illicit a cure for my lady. This of course is purely selfish on my part…and around and around I go…
See why I said my biggest problem is me??? :shrug: