Let’s face it, no one likes to wait. For anything. I am probably one of the most impatient people around and my family can attest to that. When I make my mind up or decide to do something, I just don’t want to wait! Most of our lives usually is about waiting.
Waiting to grow up.
Waiting to figure out what you want to do with your life.
Waiting to find the right person.
Waiting for the work day to be over.
Waiting to eat.
Waiting for God’s plan in your life.
Waiting for life decisions to come about.
Waiting for the seasons to change.
Waiting to lose weight.
Or even waiting to gain weight.
What I find is that there is a lot of waiting going on. But what I also find is that in the waiting there is the journey. In the waiting, there is life. What I have learned is that God loves me too much to hand me over to myself. Boy, would that be a hot mess. In the waiting, He shows me things that I would never be able to see on my own.
In the waiting, there is this process of growth. Circumstances in life change us into the person that we are and will become. Good circumstances and bad ones. Patience is developed in the waiting.
I have figured out that in the waiting, I can still live. Wouldn’t it just be great if we could get this book that mapped out everything in our lives? Um, we kind of have that in the bible.
His Word tells me to “wait upon the Lord” and to “be still”.
He knew that we would be an impatient people, but He has also put it in us to have drive, passion, and love. These empower us to do things but it also empowers us to wait.
I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Wait for the Lord; be strong and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Psalm 27:13-14
I came home yesterday after picking up Smokey from the vet’s office and I just felt very tired. I wanted to just put my pj’s on and crawl into bed and just read. I didn’t get my workout in before work, which makes me feel sluggish during the day. I did however get it in after dinner last night. I don’t particularly like doing my workouts at night or even after I eat, but the workout felt great either way. I ended up going to bed and being asleep by 8:30.
Today I am on schedule to run!
For some reason though, I woke up at 3:30 this morning. I am guessing it was from going to bed so early!
I am pretty sure that this will hit me later in the day.
Waiting Here For You by Christy Nockles
I hope you guys have a wonderful day!
How do you deal with waiting?