“Adopt the pace of Mother Nature, her secret is patience.” – Unknown
“You can’t jump from little things to big things. It just takes time and patience.” – Nadia Comaneci
Hey y’all! It’s Hope and it’s another beautiful day and the first official day of Fall. Fall in Florida is pretty much like summer in Florida – only with pumpkin spice everything and maybe a few cooler temps before 9am.
So today I’m going to talk about something that is a battle for me. When I say battle, I mean it’s something I truly have to be aware of…and here lately I’ve been requiring loads of it!
Yup…good ‘ole patience.
So here’s the thing, I don’t seem to get annoyed or bothered by the big picture. I am really good with that and can often see how something will take time to roll out and come to fruition but it is the little step stone details often required to get to the big picture that leave me falling a bit short of the mark!
I sometimes wonder if it isn’t because of my ability to quickly see the big picture that it doesn’t hinder my patience with the moving parts of how to get there.
Like I’ve seen the vision, soooo let’s get there.
It’s time like those that I feel myself getting anxious or concerned or worst of all, short tempered like the dark clouds rolling in on a sunny day.
“Beware the fury of a patient man.” – John Dryden
Oh boy – ain’t that the truth!
So when these feelings arise, I acknowledge them and then remind myself that there is a purpose or lesson in all of this and that ultimately nothing can delay or obstruct whatever is meant to unfold in my life. This way, I keep myself in check and remember to enjoy the process.
Taking a deep breath, I pause to become mindful of what has rattled me. Sometimes I take a drive to the beach or read my “Daily Word” or write about it…or maybe even do all three!
The point is to recognize that I need to live and move and become conscious of my oneness. That I need to try to readily release the fears or anxiety about whatever it is that has cause impatient thoughts, be it burdensome details or the unknown future and as I’m doing that, I also attempt to become fully present and focused on the NOW!
With renewed HOPE and GRATITUDE, I remember there is a reason for everything – a DIVINE ORDER and SEASON (if you will) underlying all of life!
So regardless of outer appearances, every person and event that occurs in my life is conspiring toward the highest good and goal…FOR ME!
Besides, whatever is meant to be, will be and I love that life is just as much about the journey as it is the destination, so when the dark cloudy impatient thoughts come rolling in – I remind myself of EXACTLY that, as I continue to find the beauty in it ALL and allow the hopeful sunnier silver lining to shine through!
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