My first thoughts on this first day of May were about the newness of this season. As I looked out my bedroom window at the green grass, sunshine, budding trees, I thought “fresh starts”.
Oh, how I love them.
Do-overs, new days, new seasons.
But the thing about open doors is that to enter them, we must leave something behind. Close a door, if you will.
Unlike “Let’s Make A Deal”, there are not just three doors to choose from in our lives. Three doors to open, or to leave closed. There are many. And, again unlike the game show, once we choose one, we’re not stuck with it.
Grace. God’s grace allows us to turn away from a wrongly chosen door, to close it and say “not for me”.
He’s the King of fresh starts, do-overs, new days, new seasons.
What door do you need to close today? What choices have you made that you know were wrong — choices you wish you could walk away from?
You can, you know. You have a grace-filled, forgiving Savior who says “It’s time for a fresh start. Begin a new day. Close that door. Choose me.”
When we choose — whether it’s door number one, two or three — we have the assurance that He’s already paid the price.
Linking up today at Five Minute Friday as I write for just five minutes on the word DOOR.