When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. – Helen Keller
Helen Keller has always been someone who has inspired me in my life. I would dreadfully fear but can’t imagine being both deaf and blind. If anyone knows about closed doors I’m sure it is her. Yeah, I must admit that I probably spend more time looking at closed doors than I do finding new open ones. That is just my, and probably most everyone else’s, way of looking at life.
It seems hard to be optimistic now days. There just seems to be so much darkness around us especially during this mud-slinging election year. I will try starting now to concentrate on the opportunities in life instead of the closed doors. As we grow older health issues seem to constantly shadow us. We all realize that one event at our age can be a life changer. Let’s all take Helen’s advice and always look for that open door instead wasting our time mourning the one that just closed…..