{The fat lady ain't singing.}
an entry from a girl who doesn't want it to be over

Wait and Pray.

Do you ever get sick of hearing those words? I'm pretty over them myself.

Deep within the layers of my soul are many dreams, ambitions, and hopes for my life. But on top of those many layers are circumstances, fears, failures and problems that always seem to keep me from moving into the full potential for my life.

As a girl who constantly feels like I'm on the breaking edge of "something", my "something" seems to never come. I tend to bank on the tomorrows and always feel like when I'm falling behind, it's time to quit.

Not my finest qualities for sure.

The truth of the matter is, I get impatient. Some people just seem to have success naturally fall on them. I am not one of those people. And often after perusing a dream for so long or trying really hard to perfect something [with no success], I think it's over. Time to put that baby away.

Today, something inside of me tells me that God's heart aches to see us giving up so quickly. We knock on one door, it closes. We try another door and it doesn't open either. So we think God is finished and He would like us to put that dream away. We are wrong. Time is nothing to our God. And we have a lot of nerve to put Him within our box.

Because, I am sure you noticed that God seems to work very ill-logically. But somewhere in the midst of trying to figure out God we can lose our confidence in who He really is.

Hebrews 10:35 says, "So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded."

We really have the God-given right to have confidence in the dreams within our souls. If we really believe that God created us from the inside out then we have to trust that those passions will come to be - in His time and for His purpose.

So yes, wait and pray. But get ready. Because I got a feeling that God's asking us to dream again, to believe again, to ask the "What do you want to be when you grow up?" again.

I've heard the fat-lady sing but she isn't singing today. It's not over...it's only just begun.

Resources...

My Life Unscripted: Who's writing your life?

Nicki is a girl who loves to chase a dream. You can read more about her dreams at http://www.threegirlygirlz.blogspot.com/

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