More movies than I can count are comeback stories. We love to see the victorious underdog or the champion fallen from the heights of accomplishment winning again. We cheer; we are inspired. However, when faced with trials, we surrender defeat unable to picture a comeback story for ourselves.
After my job loss I could have found a job in my field. In arrogance I’d spent over 12 years building my reputation, experience and achievements. But, God had clearly spoken - door slammed, locks bolted, hinges fused. The doors were more than closed, the ‘No Admittance' warning tape crossed the door frame, cautioning me to steer clear. His answer was the firmest ‘NO’ I’d ever heard. This is NOT the path. I feared disobedience more than the risk of following an unclear path, to an unknown place, with an uncertain outcome.
God was inviting me to...