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Two Steps Forward....Three Steps Back

I have experienced days when my feet skip across the stepping stones in life. I hop, leap and jump through them all.......  All the while I am singing a tune with a smile on my face.  I am making progress...... Two steps forward.
Out of no where my steps stop..... I can not move forward.  There is an obstacle in my way.
I will admit I have had times that I became discouraged..... Frustrated that my flow of stone stepping has been interrupted. Irritated I can no longer leap to my next destination.  Three steps back.
 Here comes my frustration.....
Irritation.....
Pouting....
And disbelief that I am now going backwards.....
Or it seems that way. 
BUT......
There are times when we do need to take "three steps" back. Change our direction.....
Adjust our steps....
Plot a new course.

This new course may have high waters to go through....
It may have fire with intense flames.....
But no matter.....
We are never alone.

Isaiah 43:2
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
and when you pass through …