Here we are, the first Monday of 2016. I’m choosing to look at this new year and month in a positive way. So many possibilities on the horizon for the coming weeks. I already went over some of my goals for this year in the previous blog post, but as I said, things will evolve and change as time goes on.
I’ve been thinking about how much my life has changed in the last year. Things didn’t go on the path that I thought they would for me. It was the summer that changed my direction in a big way, at the time it was quite an upset. As time went on, I’ve started to wonder if that was on purpose. By that, I mean that God closed that door and was telling me, ‘time to find another door to go through.’
I still clung a bit to that part of my life however. Still feeling close to what was behind that door and the great things that did come from being inside. But, it seems that God is still intent on keeping me from turning that doorknob. When an opportunity to be a part of some of the activity that I had once passionately embraced came up, I found myself reaching for it. Only, it wasn’t to be. Again, the door was locked.
I realize I’m speaking in a not-so-clear way, but I think most of you can relate to what I’m saying. If you’ve experienced not being able to be a part of something you had a passion for, then have that same passion continuously just not work out, you understand. Sometimes, you miss your bus only to discover later that your life was all the better BECAUSE of it. We may not always or even ever understand the WHY, but something down that road was no longer ours to have. These are the sorts of things that I put on my mental checklist to ask the Big Guy upstairs one day in the future when I get to Heaven.
So, with doors closing literally in our faces, where do we, or I go from here? This is where I my biggest goal for 2016 comes in. To listen to God, really listen. No, it’s not going to be easy, heck I’m a stubborn petite gal who believes that I can do just about anything I put my mind to. And, I can, but with only with GOD TAKING THE WHEEL. He is in charge and He will lead me in the right direction. I’m excited to see where He takes me!