God shuts the doors we are not supposed to go through and opens the ones we are meant to go through. Why do keep trying to go through the wrong ones? Because we are not listening to Him. We think we can do it, that we know what is best. If we will only listen, the River of Life will carry us effortlessly. Life is not meant to be difficult. It is our stubbornness, resistance, fear, and arrogance that makes life appear to be hard.