Be careful what you ask for!
It is true what they say about the grass....
"I can't wait until I get married."
"I can't wait until I get my degree."
"I can't wait until I get that promotion."
"I can't wait until I get approved to buy a house."
"I can't wait until I have a baby."
"I can't wait until my child walks."
"I can't wait until my child talks."
"I can'r wait until my child goes to school."
"I can't wait until my child (you fill in the blank)."
.....this list goes on and on!
Have you ever gotten caught up with the thoughts of I can't wait until...
I certainly did. And oh how I quickly learned that some things CAN wait.
I do not mean to suggest that I think any of those things are bad, but...
Things can unravel rather quickly...
Now she has a job.
Sounds great, right?
Yeah. Not so much. It's bitter sweet.
I like to see her happy.
I like to see her taking initiative.
I like to see her showing responsibility.
But I also miss her.
She used to be home every day, almost all day.
Now she works every weekend. And I hardly ever see her.
Then I wonder....Where did the time go? I remember when....
And not I want the time to stop.😢 I want to clock to stop clicking.😢 I want time to stop passing me by. 😢
Have you ever looked forward to something but then could not enjoy the moment when you got the very thing you were waiting for?
That happens because the cliche is NOT so cliche!
The grass is not always greener on the other side.
Accept the position you are in. Don't be complacent there, but accept it. Don't complain about it. Don't wish for something different.
You very well may wish away the thing that will propel you into your destiny and purpose.
Be willing to climb the stairs one step at a time. You will land right where you need to be at the exact moment you need to be there.
Trust Him! Trust the journey!
What will you do to reshape your thinking FROM 'I can't wait until'
TO 'I am waiting with gratitude?'