DOORS

OFTEN TIMES IN LIFE, A DOOR WILL CLOSE WHEN IT IS SUPPOSED TO.  WHEN I SEE A DOOR, I think of what it signifies;  opening and closing.  Depending on our awareness level, we may not even realize a new door has opened, but every opportunity we receive, a new door  opening stands for.  Often, we don’t recognize the opportunities when they occur in our life.  What we do notice are the opportunities that we view as lost ones.  

Most of us have heard the saying, “when one door closes, another one opens.  It is important in life to be grateful for the good things that happen to us.  If we have an attitude of gratitude, we can be thankful for doors which open for us long before we notice doors closing.  It is sad, that we seem to notice closed doors, or opportunities ending, more than we do.  It occured to me as I  wrote this, my sister always had an “attitude of gratitude” and when she started to feel sorry for herself, she often stopped feeling this way by creating a “gratitude list”. 

If I had been thankful for each day I had with her and treated each day as a “gift” it was, I would have recognized the”open door” she offered every day she lived.  These are gifts in our life signifying meaning and wisdom or those people we care about or love.  Every day I had her, I should have enjoyed the “open door” of her life.  It is too late for that now, but her advice and voice I still hear in my mind.  So very often, what she shared with me was brilliant.”  When the door closed, (her death), I certainly recognized that.  I should have been more present and aware while she was living, being thankful for each moment shared with her.  We take for granted an open door and reminisce over closed doors too often.  

Let us take a look at a partial definition in the Webster Dictionary for a door.  

Webster Dictionary for door-a revolving barrier at the entrance to a building, room, or or vehicle, or in the framework of a cupboard, an “OPEN DOORWAY”. 

Daily Wisdom Words Definition of Door-a vehicle used as an analogy for moving in or out of new opportunity and opportunities ending. 

No new door opening will ever replace my sister and her life. No matter how busy she was, if anyone needed her, she gave the time needed to help them even when she struggled to help herself.  She knew the meaning of an open door recognizing its significance. When she moved away from the gratitude she felt for a new opportunity, she made a gratitude list to continually remind her that new doors can  open or close at any time.  Appreciating an “open door” or new opportunity was just one of her many gifts she bestowed to all.  It is truly sad when we don’t realize enough the opportunities God presents to us, until it is too late.

Thank you for reading.  Samantha LeBoeuf

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