#1: Open doors lead to open roads.

#2: Each time I pray to Great Spirit I request that new doors be opened for me. I tell them I am ready now to continue my soul’s journey.

#3: The door is a portal through which we step into new worlds that await us.

#4: The excitement of stepping through an open door is encountering the mystery of what is found beyond its threshold.

#5: On the other side of a doorway are new people to meet and new experiences to enjoy.

#6: Some doors may seem to bar the way but does this imprison the soul or is it a test of resolve to move on?

#7: There may be some doorways that look like dead ends but even these are meant to teach the soul something.

#8: If a door leads to vices, a lesson awaits the soul.

#9: A closed door indicates a moment of pause because delay is protection; a time for reflection, relaxation, renewal, rest, or rejuvenation.

#10: The way may look chaotic, even rocky, but trust the open door.

#11: Not all doors are in the external world. Some are internal and one in particular regulates access to the heart. If it’s open, come on in. If it’s closed, it is a time for protection.

#12: An open door provides opportunity. The road beyond is opportunity’s manifestation.

#13: An open door is a portal of revolution. Stepping through is an act of evolution.

#14: Stepping through open doors, no matter in which direction they lead, is a requirement for the soul to move forward. Enjoy your journey.

#15: I “a-door” a grand doorway. It beckons with anticipation of a great adventure.

#16: There are doors in nature that open into the world of fairies, elves, and other nature spirits. Enter here to play with Mama Earth and synch to her rhythms.

#17: These days, retirement is not the end of life or the start of old age but merely a second mid-life. As the door closes on one career, a door opens on a new one. That career can be a purpose of leisure and joy or fulfilling a long awaited passion.
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Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open. –Alexander Graham Bell

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. –Milton Berle

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. – George Washington Carver

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. –Coco Chanel

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. –Confucius

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door. –Emily Dickinson

Every wall is a door. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reality is a sliding door. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. –Graham Greene

Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door. –Vernon Howard

He who opens a school door, closes a prison. –Victor Hugo

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. –Aldous Huxley

Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond. –Hypatia

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. –Helen Keller

In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself. –Jiddu Krishnamurti

You have to come to your closed doors before you get to your open doors. What if you knew you had to go through 32 closed doors before you got to your open door? Well, then you’d come to closed door number eight and you’d think, ‘Great, I got another one out of the way’… Keep moving forward. –Joel Osteen

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. –Chinese Proverb

The back of one door is the face of another. –Proverb

I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door – or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present. –Rabindranath Tagore

Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock: each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing, only when everything is in place does the door open. –Ludwig Wittgenstein

A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that’s unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push. –Ludwig Wittgenstein

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