This morning I woke up exceptionally early. See, on some days I don’t have to go into work until 11am and today was one of those days. I love being able to wake up and spend a few hours with my boys before I head off to work. But lately I have been sleeping until they wake up and I have found that I end up feeling rushed and usually don’t end up spending enough time with my God. So I forced myself out of my warm and cozy bed today and did exactly that. Spend time with Jesus.
As tough as it may be some mornings let me tell you, it is soooo worth it y’all! If I’m honest, I really think I could sleep all day or at least lay in my bed with each of my boys on one side and just Netflix & Chill. Haha. But who am I kidding?! They could never sit all day long. Haha. Anyways, I just wanted to share what the Lord has been teaching me the last few days and I really hope it blesses you too.
Since I started my blog, Soul & Honey there have been a few changes going ronin my life. One being that I just lost all motivation what so ever to keep up with it. (Don’t you hat when that happens?!) UGH! It is seriously the worst. One minute you will be super excited and full of ideas and the next it’s like “what blog?” Haha. Secondly, I recently had the wonderful opportunity to be a second shooter for my mother in law at a wedding. I cam along side her to help capture some of the most beautiful moments in another couples lives. Let me tell you, what a joy it truly was to be able to witness even more of God’s children become one and start a life of serving Him together. (Literally my dream job!!) I had never shot a wedding before let alone used my camera for that long of a time. Haha. But man I was enjoying every single moment of hearing that shutter click. (Which was so much that my father in law thought he was being shot at!) Hahaha!! Really though, I was like a machine gun just going off because I did not want to miss anything! Since then I have been really praying and asking God for guidance on where He wants to take me. The day my sweet Alijah Bear was born I wanted nothing more than to be able to stay home with him and still provide for my family. Then when Aiden was born that desire grew even stronger. To be a stay at home mom but still help provide financially for my family is still one of my goals. I pray everyday that one day it will become a reality. If it’s God’s will!
Three mornings ago (Jan. 29th) I got up and read my morning Devotional from a book my mom sent me. It is called “A Little God Time. For Mothers”. (Shout out to my mom for always looking out for me! You the best!) Of course the main verse was Ecclesiastes 3:1 which says “To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven.” YYYEEESSSSS!!!! So true!! There is a season for all things and s purpose for those things in those specific seasons. I could not agree more. The hard part though is learning to trust those seasons even when you don’t know all the details or how that season might end. Or even when it will end. All you know and all you need to know is that God has place you in that season for a reason and it is not a matter of IF He will get out out but WHEN! Right now I am in a season of learning. Learning to be the very best I can be where God has place me now. I might not be a stay at home mom but I am a manager and am called to be an example. We all are! No matter where you stand or what you may do. WE ARE CALLED TO BE EXAMPLES! To live our lives unto Facebook and Instagram!! HAHAH!!! SYKE!! We are called to live our lives unto the LORD!!! We have the opportunity to openly worship Him by being the best we can be in that season. There was a quote that stood out to me in the devotion as well. “Don’t miss your current season by always looking to the next one.” BOOM! BANG! BOOM! Does that not knock you right on your rear?! Seriously guys!! I am soo guilty of looking to the next season of my life that I completely disregard the season God has me in now. As if it doesn’t even matter! But really, this very season is the one we need to be in so that God can place us in the next one.
Y’all, DO NOT push aside where you might be in order to get where you want to be a little faster. GOD IS IN THE DETAILS and if you look too far ahead you will miss each and every one! Let Him have your heart so that He can work in you and through you. Walk this season hand in hand with Him knowing your life is precious in His eyes. Whether you see it or not. TRUST THE LORD IN EVERY SEASON YOU ENTER THAT HE WILL LEAD YOU TO THE NEXT.
Soul & Honey