Consider what may be on the other side of the door. Where is there light in this picture? How can he get to the light?
At the top of the stairs it’s much darker than at the bottom. How could this relate to your journey now?
How is it that we do not want to descend into greatness? What prevents us from taking steps toward light?
John is clear when he says Christ must increase while he himself must decrease. How does this picture depict that?
What steps are you taking toward the new doors of opportunity in your life?
Are you feeling like you are on a downward spiral? How can you look beyond it and see things differently?
How can you humble yourself and have the mind of Christ as illustrated in Philippians 2: 5-11?