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Just Wait

Ok I have a confession to make: Yesterday I didn't have faith as small as a mustard seed. 

There, I said it. 

I won't go into detail to protect the innocent, but I'll just say, I asked a friend to stand in for me, because I couldn't be at a certain place at a certain time. When the person didn't respond fast enough I got impatient and made other plans. Yet the person was making provisions to help me out, but by the time I found out the person could do it, it was too late. 

I should have just waited. 

Impatience has been a struggle for me for many years and from time to time it creeps back in, but nothing major though. Thank God I'm on my way to complete deliverance. Anyway, I'm just being transparent in telling you that I fell short (again) and although it won't be the last time, at least I'm ok talking about it. At one time I would have been uncomfortable with putting any part of my business out there, but that was then and this is now. Who the heck cares about that? I don't. As I grow older what I have learned (the hard way at times), is that it isn't about me or you for that matter. It's about the people we will touch by sharing our imperfect lives -- our miraculous testimonies -- our remarkable stories. That's what people resonate with and it helps us know we are just trying to get things right. It may be a long road, but we must keep on walking. We will get there.

So, yes I should have waited a little longer than I did, but you know what? The Lord still loves me in spite of myself. I'm so grateful for that. "Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples. For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord" (Psalm 117). He loves you too.
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