Scripture Sunday: Remember His Plan

I’ve said before, “Why can’t God just write me a quick post-it, or send me a text?” How easy would that be?

Sometimes I think it’s easier to just try your hardest and go for what you want in this life, assuming that’s the plan. And sometimes I feel like it’s more pressure not knowing what will happen.

I want a “Yes, do that” or a “No, not yet.” Or a bright green light that illuminates everything, saying “Do it now, right now!”

Sometimes, you will have this feeling. You’ll feel in the exact right place, at the exact right time, and you’ll just know. But often times, for me at least, I don’t know and I don’t have the green light, intuition of it all.

So, in the words of a dear friend, pray. Ask Him what His plan is. Better yet, run your plans by Him. Pray to him and tell him everything. Yes, He already knows, but it will help you to talk it out and be clear.

Then, listen. Listen to what He says. Know that there is a reason for it all. Be patient in it all.

He says He gives us the desires of our hearts. If that doesn’t say it all, what does? I still want the email or the heads up, but instead, I have to be patient in the waiting.

Also, don’t forget to smile. You have to be open and ready to hear Him.

Happy Sunday!

Scripture Sunday: Patience

Confession time. I’m not always super patient. But I try to be, more and more! Because slowing down to take it all in is awesome. And because there’s more to come and I want to see!!!! (Hahaha, see, patience.)

And also, sometimes, life is what happens while you’re in between the “big stuff.” After hourglassall, it’s in the small things that tend to make us most content.

That morning cuddle or a text from your BFF, these are the things that make my heart so happy. I do find I have to be patient in the waiting.

Living far away from friends and family is hard sometimes, and we’re definitely missing our people. More and more, we find ourselves wondering what they’re doing and wanting to be a part of their lives more. Are you patient during the “in between time?”

This obviously requires patience. Being home is a feeling like no other. It’s a feeling of contentment and having a sense of peace come over you. So great.

Nick and I feel this in new places, too, and are being patient with ourselves. We are taking our time in order to explore, travel, and pick our “final destination,” or a place to park for a while=)

I love verse this for so many reasons. Life is ours for the living and this isn’t the end of our story. Are you being patient with yourself?

I was just saying the other day, how there have been several instances in my life, that I Cross-Imageknew would come out they way they did. Like 100%, not a doubt in my mind, that they would happen. Have you ever had this feeling, so strong you just knew what the outcome would be?

That feeling is second best next to being home. I cannot even say how truly fulfilling it is to feel that “right place, right time” feeling of knowing. Thanks for the memo, God.

And for all the other happenings, I believe they will happen when they’re meant to. I know it’s cliche but I always thought that if things should happen, they would.

So, this is my favorite way to be patient. Having faith. Everything will happen according to His plan, so you just have to be patient and enjoy the ride.

Happy Sunday! XOXO

 

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Have a great day!