While visiting a friend this week, it was time for her daughter to take a nap.
The child began to scream and cry because she wasn’t ready to take a nap, claimed she didn’t need one, and pleaded to stay up longer.
I was holding back a giggle because the very thing she was doing (throwing a fit) was a huge sign that she was indeed exhausted and needed a nap!
This got me started thinking about my reactions to all the setbacks, detours, and dead ends I’ve faced in life. How many times have I pitched a fit because things didn’t go my way, thereby proving I wasn’t ready for that thing in the first place?
More than I’d like to admit.
On a related note, last week I shared about our long road to becoming parents…and the fact that we’re still not there yet. (If you missed it, you can read it here.)
It was so helpful to hear that many of you are in the middle of waiting on something too.
Each email contains scripture, a short devotional, and musical meditation.
I would say more, but I think the email titles speak for themselves:
Palm Sunday: Why don’t you say what you really think?
Monday: Hold that thought
Tuesday: Wishful thinking
Wednesday: Think it over
Maundy Thursday: When you come to think of it…
Good Friday: It’s later than you think
Saturday: Think on your feet
Easter Sunday: It’s the thought that counts
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God IS blessing you, even in the waiting,