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Prepared Not To Miss

08 Aug

I’m not waiting anymore.

I got a word

got direction

just not what I was expecting

and God had me

Prepared Not To Miss

AMazingA few Saturdays ago I attended the Amazing Women’s conference. Our pastor’s wife, Julie Mullins, spoke first about how God is writing His story in each of us. You can hear all of it – it’s worth it! What she said that struck me and has resonated with me strongly in the last few weeks is this:

Don’t miss your story.

She shared about their struggles to start a family and how eventually friends around her were having kids, changing diapers, and having playdates. As Julie went to appointments, she kept thinking about her friends going to the park and said, “I want to be going there!” She said one day, as she continued to look at what God was doing in other people, He gently told her not to miss what He was doing in her life, in her story.

quiet time copyI can relate
– to her struggle in having a family,
– to looking at other people and
wanting what God is doing in their lives
to not appreciating what God is doing in my life
because it doesn’t look like I thought it would
or like I want it to.
Teacher – sure, to 3 boys –
NOT to 20+ students again.
Teaching – sure, as always, at home with my boys –
NOT in the classroom again!

Carol Amazing

picture by Carol Gonzales from Amazing

Because of the Amazing weekend
God had me
Prepared Not To Miss
the story He will write in the next chapter of my life,
even though it looks nothing like I thought it would or want it to.
And my heart is starting to catch up to my head! 🙂

classroom

Here’s the rest of the Amazing conference. It really is worth it to watch!
http://gochristfellowship.com/about-us/sermon-archives/#action=watch&series=144&sermon=409

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6 responses to “Prepared Not To Miss

  1. Judith at WholeHearted Home

    August 8, 2013 at 9:27 pm

    This was good!! Thank you. I am linked up after you over at Raising Mighty Arrows.

     
  2. Alecia

    August 9, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    Congrats on the new teaching position! I’m sure you’re a little overwhelmed by what God is doing right now, but I know if he brought this to you he wants to bless you in a big way! Good luck!

     
  3. Christin

    August 9, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    We may not always know what His plan is for us, but He does! We just have to be willing to listen and follow Him. Congratulations on your new adventure, can’t wait to hear wait He has in store for you!

     

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