Happy Friday sweet friends! I have had the idea for this post just tug, tug, tugging at my heart and I could’t get it out of my head- so today’s the day that I’m spilling it all! If you’ve been around here the past few years (heck even the past few months) then you know I’ve been transparent and honest about the highs-and-lows of living life in a “waiting period.” If y’all haven’t been in one, let me quickly explain… a waiting period is when you are hoping, dreaming, praying for a next step or change in your life but it’s not happening & your waiting for when it does. It could be waiting to meet a significant other, to have babies, for a job change, for a family member to heal from illness- the list goes on and on! But I think we can all agree that no matter the circumstance, waiting is hard! (I was in mine for 4 years!)
Now that this current waiting period is coming to a close, I wanted to share the overwhelming truth that I learned- God was with me and working in every second of it! Those four years I struggled with feeling stagnant, with wondering how I was ever going to get to the end goal? God was preparing my heart, He was working in the lives of those around me, He was setting things in motion that I couldn’t even fathom! And He was doing all of this because He loves us, his children, so much and wants the very best for us! For about a year I had been praying that when the Lord answered my prayers I would be able to point to it and say “only God!” And y’all, that exactly what happened! I’ll be sharing more specifics around my story soon, but know that every detail points nowhere but right up to heaven.
So I wanted to encourage y’all, if you find yourself in a waiting period, and you feel that you’re not moving forward, know that even when God seems still he’s not stagnant! And he’s working in ways you can’t even imagine to answer your prayers in a way that will blow your mind! If I had known what was coming I wouldn’t have fretted for a single second, because the answer to my prayers was 1000x more than what I would have imagined for myself! Take heart friends- He is with you in the waiting!