Is Your Challenge Actually an Opportunity for Triumph?

Anna Cuevas shares her thoughts on the miracles we find when faced with challenges.

What would you do if you came face to face with death and then received a miracle?

Miracles often make themselves known when we face life’s challenges. Life is a journey. Sometimes it’s fast and exciting; at other times, it can be trying and painful. It is through the hard times that we grow and realize the people and causes that bring us the greatest fulfillment. It is during these times that we have an opportunity to see our life through a different lens, one that brings us closer to our true purpose and reveals different perspectives and priorities.

I carry the conviction that even through life’s most painful moments and extremely difficult seasons (and we all have them), it is possible to emerge stronger and wiser. By witnessing miracles, both in my life and the lives of others, I’ve developed a “knowing” and a desire to share them with the world, even though others may not accept them. By facing the mirror and learning to accept my purpose, I am now free to show my light and help others to shine theirs.

During difficult stages and life transitions, it may be natural to feel pity, sorrow, or uncertainty. However, don’t let this opportunity pass by without seeking its benefit. Every challenge has an opportunity for triumph. We should not view unfortunate times as setbacks, but rather as possibilities to step back and re-examine the status quo.

This may be a time where your relationships are tested. As a result, they can be strengthened. You may question your passion and purpose, or even find that the things you once thought mattered really don’t matter at all.

Difficult times are an opportunity to change. They bring to light our insecurities, faults, and regrets. In turn, they provide us with a chance to create a life that’s more fulfilling, one where we can clearly see that all of our actions have consequences, which have a ripple effect on others….Continue reading on

Anna is a wife and mother of 5, a blogger, the #1 bestselling author of Save Your Home, and the co-author of Fight for Your Dreams with Les Brown.

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Debbie Miller
Debbie Miller4 years ago


Terry V.
Terry V4 years ago


Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper4 years ago


Elena T.
Elena Poensgen4 years ago

Thank you :)

Bryna Pizzo
Bryna Pizzo4 years ago

Thank you for the advice.

paul m.
paul m4 years ago


Patricia H.
Patricia H.4 years ago

I agree with Bill E.

Liliana Garcia
Liliana G4 years ago

It sounds cliché BUT if there were included a good example then it might be convincing.

Bill and Katie Dresbach
Katie & Bill D4 years ago

Thank You

andrew h.
- -4 years ago


i find this helps:

"Resolve firmly to “try and try again.”
Spiritual progress is achieved above all by desiring it intensely. Know that you are growing spiritually when your entire consciousness, no matter what your faults, is turned to God.

All of us are part of God; we belong to Him, and He, to us. Eventually, we must all go back to Him. If you resolve firmly to “try and try again,” God Himself and His angels will come to your aid. Given sufficient time, and renewed courage on your part, you cannot fail to make steady, ongoing spiritual progress."