One of the challenges of our microwaveable, convenient culture is that waiting has become an ancient concept. At the click of a button, you can order your takeout food and groceries to be delivered to your doorstep, movie tickets to be picked up at the box office booth or scanned on your phone and gifts delivered within 2 days via Amazon Prime--all to avoid having to wait.
All right sis, let's keep it all the way real with each other. I'll go first. I am realizing that it’s so easy to focus more on all that I don’t have in this season of waiting instead of what I am already blessed to have. I have frequently made the statement that...
Have you ever been taken aback, become angry or felt less than, based on how someone treated you? Have you been in a situation where based on how someone responded to you, they communicated their personal sentiments in a way that made you feel like you were the lowest of the low, dirty, unworthy or unseen?
This month, my encouragement to you is to actively choose to be this type of blessing in the lives of others, if you aren't already.
At the beginning of last year, the Lord put it on my heart to work on cultivating one fruit of the Spirit in my life every month. For the month of April, I was working on the fruit of Joy. As someone who used to battle with depression for many years, joy seemed to be a distant, almost impossible goal.
Ok y'all...I'm about to dive a little deeper and let you take a peek into my current journey and some of things I have been working through personally while waiting. I pray that it will help you along your journey to becoming God’s best right now while waiting as well.
Do I have any encouragers out here? Perhaps, you are in need of some encouragement right now. If so, then keep reading.