I Can’t Wait Until…

For several years of my life, I was stuck in a phase. I could not wait until God called me to another ministry. I could not wait until the kids were a little older. I could not wait until…

Many of you are either there now or have been there. You could not wait until a certain phase of your life was over because a restless part of you was wondering if the grass was greener on the other side. Some of you got to the other side, and you long for the grass from the past.

What did that phase of life do for me? I honestly cannot count how many times I have moved. I know I served my purpose where God had me for those brief seasons. I wish my kids were the younger versions of who they are now, wishing I would have cherished my time with them when they were little. I wish I would not have spent my twenties and early thirties looking for the next best thing.

This stage of life finds me a little more content and settled. In Philippians 4, Paul said he had to LEARN to be content. All great traits are learned.

If you have this problem, slow down and savor this stage of life. Yes, it’s difficult. But you have only one chance to live it. Live in a way where you have no regrets.

2 thoughts on “I Can’t Wait Until…

  1. I often feel the same way. That time is going by too fast and that I might miss opportunities, while at the same time longing to reach the next big thing or open door. It’s like I’m tired of waiting but afraid to move forward. However, I am slowly learning to just live life one day at a time and see what I can accomplish each day without thinking about tomorrow’s problems or yesterday’s loss time. It helps a lot.

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