All of us have obstacles in our lives. We yearn to overcome these challenges and yet we are afraid because often times it is hard to sense and feel Hashem within these obstacles.
Yet, these challenges are exactly where Hashem is to be found. He is there, waiting for us to walk into our tests in order to help us grow and develop a more intimate relationship with him.
Based on Likutey Moharan 115 on Parashat Yitro