That Thing About Doors

When I was in England, I was struck by how beautiful the doors were. The English give thought to that first impression of their home or business. Here are a few of my favorites, along with some fun door quotes!

“Keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~ Walt Disney

Mowsley, England

Gate to the Horton House

“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” ~ Joseph Campbell

Mowsley, England

Doorstep in Mowsley, England

“The doors of wisdom are never shut.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

Mowsley, England

Red Door

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ~ Milton Berle

Mowsley, England

Black Iron Gate, Mowsley, England

“Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open. ~ Alexander Graham Bell

Mowsley, England

Green Door, Mowsley, England

“So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” ~ Jesus, Luke 11:9

Do you have a favorite door quote?

Rebecca DeMarino is a historical romance writer and author of The Southold Chronicles (Revell/Baker Publishing Group), a series based on the real lives of her ninth great-grandparents, including A Place in His Heart (2014), To Capture Heart (2015), and To Follow Her Heart (2016). She is published in Guideposts, Angels on Earth, and More to Life magazines. Rebecca inherited the wanderlust gene from her parents, and has traveled from Alaska to Nebraska and Florida, Long Island to England and Italy, and Washington DC to Virginia, Philadelphia, Texas, California, and Guam. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, American Christian Fiction Writers, New England Historical Genealogical Society, and is a lifetime member of the Southold Long Island Historical Society. She lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.




Comments 2

  1. Linda Gatza

    Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. Revelation 3:20 (NASV)

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