For Those Who Are Praying For That Door To Open
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For Those Who Are Praying For That Door To Open

Take a breath, say a prayer, and walk by faith.

For Those Who Are Praying For That Door To Open
O. Parker

There have been multiple moments in life when I have prayed, begged, and pleaded for a door to open, a window to magically shatter, a ceiling to burst open, or just about anything to make a decision easier to make.

Should I buy that car? Should I go out of my comfort zone and talk to that boy? Should I take this job? Should I make that move?

There are so many decisions that have to be made in life that sometimes I just want a sign. I beg for something to happen to lead me in the right direction. Most of the time, those things never happen and I just go to bed at night wondering if the decision I made was the right one. I beat myself up when I think the decision I made turns out to be horribly wrong. I feel that God is leading me in one direction, but then, in reality, it turns out to be my worst nightmare.

Instead of trusting in Gods path for my life, I GIVE UP. I give in to my self-doubt, and go back to my reclusive self, where I know I can't get hurt. I pray for God to show me his path and to have his way in my life, and then I question it. I have always heard the saying that God would never put you in a situation you could not get through with HIS HELP. He never promised us that his path or his direction would be easy. He just promised us the greatest blessing of all if we trust in him, everlasting life.

So when a door actually opens, should we take that hallway without hesitation. I mean, you would think it would be the right choice, that's what you asked for after all. You know not all doors are opened by God, some are opened on their own free will. God's plan might not be to take you down that hallway, because he has another direction for your life. Saul practically walked rite into David's hands when he walked into that cave, but David didn't kill him. He definitely had the chance, but he didn't.

So even when those doors open that we have been praying so hard and so long for, we might need to hesitate for a minute and make sure that God's path for our life is in that direction. God laughs at our plans, because his are SO much BIGGER.

He might not open that door, because He is planning on shattering that ceiling.

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