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As I drove home recently, my usual route was unexpectedly blocked by a sign that read “ROAD CLOSED.” Initially disappointed, I had no choice but to embrace the detour. This experience made me reflect on a personal situation where I was holding on tightly, only to realize that sometimes, the familiar paths we cling to are not meant for us.

Just like encountering a closed road, life often presents us with unexpected challenges that force us to take a different path. It’s in these moments of surrender that we can truly grow. I’ve found that conducting random mind checks and practicing self-awareness helps me identify what’s weighing me down and choose happiness over turmoil.

Remember, happiness is a choice that requires guarding your mind against negativity. By letting go and surrendering control, we find freedom and peace. Embracing total surrender may be tough, but the rewards are immeasurable.

Here are three tips to help you on your journey of surrender:

1. Embrace mindfulness: Stay present, acknowledge your thoughts and emotions, and release the need for control. Surrender to the flow of life.

2. Trust in God: Have faith in something greater than yourself. Trust in God’s plan and find comfort in uncertainty.

3. Release attachments: Let go of expectations and outcomes. Surrender to the present moment and find contentment in accepting things as they are.

May your path be filled with surrender, growth, and peace.

Your companion in this journey,


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3 thoughts on “ROAD CLOSED”

  1. Thank you so much Esther for the article on “Road Closed”, it reminded me that living from rest, means surrendering, yielding, accepting the will of God as it unfolds. Thank you so much for sharing. Bless you.

  2. What a profound thought – surrender leading to peace and growth as we trust the detour maker. Thanks

  3. Thank you! I appreciate the reflection on detours. Let’s not be discouraged by detours. It can still get you to your destiny.

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