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Opportunity Knocks

Some time ago I read a little story that made me think of opportunity and what to do when opportunity knocks. I cant remember the book I read it in so I apologize for not giving credit to the one who printed it. I am thankful that God gave me a spirit that loves to initiate things and "launch out into the deep" whenever possible. Let me share this story with you!

Years ago Walter took his friend Arthur to see some land in open country where cattle were idly grazing. Walter explained about his dream for developing this area. He told his friend that in time the area would be surrounded by many restaurants, hotels and convention centers. He told Arthur that his plan would take all of his money and he needed others to develop the surrounding area. He wanted his friend to have the first opportunity to buy into this project.
But Arthur thought to himself, "Who in the world is going to drive twenty-five miles for this crazy project?"
He said to Walter that he would think about it and decide later on.
"Later on will be too late," Walter cautioned Arthur. "You'd better move on it right now."
And so Art Linkletter turned down the opportunity to buy up all the land that surrounded what was to become Disneyland. His friend Walt Disney tried to talk him into it. But Art thought he was crazy.

So will you answer when opportunity comes knocking? I'm glad Walt Disney was a dreamer and that he pursued his passion regardless of others. What's your dream? How BIG is it? With God ALL things are possible! So when you hear opportunity knocking, answer the door!!!