First we try Plan A. Then go at it from a different angle.
Plan B. We back up and try it again, but someone, or some thing is messing up the plan.
Two things can happen next.
- We rage against the person or thing standing in the way.
2. We sink into the ‘why me’ syndrome
“Why me? Why can’t I make this work? Why is this person being mean? Why won’t my car start? Why, why, why?”
I’ve come to realize that there are no enemies on the way to fulfillment; only signs, angels if you will.
They’re helping steer us away from the wrong path as well as toward the right one. To get on board with this idea, we must accept that we don’t always know the whole story behind a dead end. The very thing that is an aggravation could be steering you safely away from a problem yet unseen.
Life is not meant to be a struggle, but an adventure! Thank heaven I’m getting wiser to this truth as life goes on.
When I find myself hitting road blocks at every turn in a project, it’s important to step back, take some time for reflection and offer up a thought or prayer of willingness to see the situation differently.
After all, when I’m not supposed to go in a particular direction, I do want to know!
If the universe is all loving and God knows the deepest yearnings of our hearts, how can he help us, even protect us, if the noise in our heads is so loud that it drowns out his quiet voice?
The answer: The Angels of Closed Doors.