Timing

All around me, things call for my attention and they want it now.  Not just my attention, but my action.  My production of something great.  The call of urgency keeps me living paycheck to paycheck, deadline to deadline.

a prophet once said,

in repentance and rest you will be saved

in quietness and trust is your strength

Most that is good and true takes time.  A perfect omelet requires slowness and gentleness.  A heart that grows into leadership is unshakable.  The crock pot beats the microwave every time.  A conversation that is allowed to linger ripens into honey.

I am okay with letting things take their course.  I will have patience.  I will not try to fast forward into an unearned future.  I will let my life linger in many ordinary moments and painful stages because of the promise of sweetness.

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