If that which exists on the other side shifts with the tides, perhaps chin-stroking will elicit fewer possible benefits than just opening the door.
One can wait for the notary to pull out their skippet and stamp or one can give the self permission—with neither review nor delay—to skipper towards one’s oneiric horizon.
Just as olericulture requires discipline for proper watering techniques so that growth might occur rather than drowning, skill must be learned regarding how to beneficially respond to opportunity-knocks so that one might master sailing through serene seas before encountering screaming squalls.
Let both inner and outer compasses remain docile so that echoes and splashes from yonder might be heard from the heart—not just the ears—and point hand toward the knob rightfully ready to be next-turned. ; )