The Path We Choose.

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Just a Dream.”

In front of me are three doors. I have no idea where each one will lead, so I choose the middle. Door Number 2, Please! I figure going down the middle is the path least chosen. Slowly I approach the door and reach forward to the door handle. I being to slowly turn it clockwise. Creeeeeeeeeeeek, is the sound the door makes as I slowly maneuver my wheelchair forward and push open the door. Inside the room is empty. It is nothingness. All black. All dark. With a thought of light, it illuminates to show a room with a man sitting in a chair. “Come in” he says. I enter the room.

“Welcome to your choice” he states in a monotone, deep voice. “In here, you are at the beginning. This room is the beginning of a blank slate.” “But, what if I had chosen another door?” I questioned. “Another door would have led you somewhere else, but you are here and here is where you shall begin.” “Begin what?” I questioned again.

“Your journey, my son.” “But, what about every moment that has led up til now? Don’t those moments count as the beginning any longer?” “not anymore. You have begun a journey down the rabbit hole. From here on, you will never be the same. This experience alone has changed you. You just don’t know it yet.”

“Okay. I am changed. So, now what? What do I do from here?” I asked nervously. “You continue on, but how you continue on is up to you. You are in a room that you decided upon from three doors. In front of you, in this very room, you will see three more doors. Which will you choose?” “Does it matter?” I asked.

“Why yes, it matters, if you want to continue down this path.” Says the man in the chair. “which door will continue me down this path?” “so many questions” The man stated. “You just have to choose and on that path, you shall be.” “So, the door I choose doesn’t matter?” I said inquisitively.
“what only matters,” said the man in the chair, “is that you make your choice and you follow it no matter what.” “No matter what door you choose, you will be lead somewhere. That door could lead to great joys, or it could lead to absolute terrors. But, the choice, is only up to you.”

“You see,” he continued, “Too many people make a choice and then they want to back out, because the choice they made seems too difficult. It seems like it will cause too much pain and the human species doesn’t like pain. They want things to be easy. Little do they know, nothing in life is easy. No matter what door you choose, there will be hardships and there will be great times of joy! The door, matters not.”

So, with that wisdom bestowed upon me I chose the door to the right this time and entered another room. Once again, a man in a chair was there to guide me. This time, I looked at the man, winked and smiled, and asked for a coin. With a flip of the coin I chose, once again, the door in the middle and walked into the next room. Sure, there were times I made a choice of a room that brought me great sorrow, but each time, I made a choice and I dealt with it. Too often, we wish to modify the outcomes of our choices and we make choices that impact others in a negative way. My advice, don’t do that!

Think before you act. No matter what door you choose, your life will go on until it no longer does. But each and every choice you make will have its consequences that you will have to deal with, maybe at that moment and maybe later down the road. Life is hard. Life is full of choices. Every Single Day life has choices. Make them wisely. And when the time comes to help your fellow human beings, DO IT! We are all in this together. Every single door you choose has someone else already in the room. They may be there to impart knowledge on to your next choice, or they may be there because they need some assistance from you. Take them with you and grow together. The entire point of every one of our journeys can be summed up in one word– Relationships. We are here to relate and you cannot do that by passing by every single person you ever meet. The path we choose not only impacts ourselves, but it impacts others as we come in contact with them. So, choose wisely. The ultimate question you need to ask during this journey is what will you do? Everything, Anything or Nothing? The choice is yours.

My Final Say.

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Last Words.”

So, this is it. Eight months of work comes down to this- My Last Post. It’s been a great ride, my friends. I hit some big goals, and still others were unrealized, but at least I tried. That is one of the things I want you to take from my blog. Always Try! You will never know how good you can become at something, or how far you can take it until you try it.

Find your purpose in life and go after it. That may look different than you originally planned, but if it is your purpose, it needs to be done. My purpose is to inspire the world. My purpose is to show the Love of Jesus to as many people as I can. Do I always get it right? No. I am human. Sometimes selfishness and my own desires creep in and I lose sight of the ultimate goal. It happens. When it happens to you, don’t beat yourself up too much.

Say what you need to say. If you have a word for someone that will help them, say it. You may not get another chance. We never know what this world will deal to our hand. We could end up getting taken off the table before we have a chance to say all we need to say.

There is so much more I want to say, I don’t even know how to share it in this one post. I hope whatever form I take next you will find me and listen and learn. I follow The Master, so I hope that when you follow me, you will be actually following Him! He is The Way The Truth And The Life. Don’t follow men. Follow God.

Remember to always Love! Everything you do, do it in love! If it is not going to better a person or the world, do not do it. We all need to learn to love one another and do what is best for each other. If we all worked together, what a world this could be.

So, with that, I bid you all Adieu. My final post from Rolling Blogger.