But when one says "Yes" to God's promptings and open doors, they may be doors you would rather shut and yet, loving and obeying God becomes more important than our fleshly desire to hide.
He says to not hide our light under a bushel. I would love to hide but I don't want to cover up His light, and so when He calls, I have learned to go. . .even upon a stage with a microphone at my mouth. Again, needless to say, a lot of prayer went up. And grace came down.
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the LORD.
If I had my way, I would have never started a Blanket Ministry for the Homeless or gone to meet a complete stranger, a homeless man on a park bench or even began to think I could write a book. I'm so glad His ways and thoughts are not my ways and thoughts. I would have still been sitting in my comfort zone, which by the way folks. . .is a pretty boring place to be honest. Comfort does not equal blessed to which I have found out. Walking out of my comfort zones and into the unknown with a known Savior, Jesus Christ is one of the best walks I have ever taken. There are always blessings around the corner but you have to walk out and around the corner to experience them.
When you hear God calling you out for a walk, take His Hand and go. And if He is telling you to do something you think is crazy, remember, His ways are not your ways. . .they are better! And nothing is impossible with Him.
Whether He is leading you into a ministry of some kind or to write a book or whatever, do it. Surprise people. It just may get them moving out there on the walking trail with Jesus themselves and how wonderful that would be.
People's thoughts and our thoughts can be fickle and just plain wrong. Remember, God sees, hears, knows all. Trust Him. That is all.