Inspiring Stories About Overcoming Adversity
Learning how to overcome adversity is a major part of our character that we all must develop. Adversity comes in our lives in many different forms. It may show up as an unexpected bill, a sick or misbehaving child (teen), an unplanned pregnancy, layoffs on the job, overwhelming debts, failing marriages, or cheating spouses. Even though these situations can be devestaing, life still goes on and we must do what is necessary to get through these difficult circumstances. That’s where these stories come in handy. Included on this page are some of my favorite inspiring and inspirational stories related to overcoming adversity.
I’ll Quit When I’m Dead
I’m sure you have heard these sayings before:
Things aren’t looking so great for the home team.
You should have quit when you were ahead.
Fade to black.
It’s a wrap.
I am going to be completely honest with you guys. Recently I have been sucker punched by life. My family is doing great. I have money in my bank account. I still have a job. So, what hit me?
I started this year with a plan. I was going to give back in a way that I have never done before. I poured my heart into a cause only to find out it was the glass pitcher connected to a blending machine. My heart was ground into pieces. I had so much to give but it seemed like nobody wanted what I had to offer. I was overcome with the gut wrenching feelings of failure and inadequacy.
I Deserve A Second Chance
I messed up.I did something so stupid, disrespectful, and arrogant that for days I didn’t have the nerve to look at my face in the
Are You Steel Or Glass
Regardless of who you are or where you are in life, I’m sure you have some adversity. I haven’t met a person yet that has found a..
I’m In Hell
It is funny how,” when it rains it pours,” in the situations we face. Never have I had the experience of having one thing go wrong at a time.
The Purpose of Adversity
With all the mess we see on the news about the economy, the debt ceiling, FEMA being broke, hurricanes, and floods, it is easy to draw a conclusion that
The Post That Shouldn’t Exist
As a child I was always good at drawing and art. I won awards, got constant attention, and even saw my face in the newspaper and on television..
The Second Mile
I once had a position with a company that drove me crazy. It seemed everybody there found a way to get out of working on a regular basis.
Running For My Life
When I was growing up I can vividly remember watching with my dad the animal documentaries on PBS. There was something about the wild..
Chasing After You
My heart is racing. I can’t catch my breath. I promise you if it wasn’t for my rib cage I think my heart would be beating outside of my chest.
I did it. It took some mild begging, constant emails, and bribes but I have landed a guest post on Discovering Purpose. Ayo, my latest victim,..