How Long? Frustration…Confusion…Intimidation…Distraction…
How long Lord?
How long do I have to wait for the right opportunity?
How long do I have to wait for “the one?”
How long before you bless my kids to do better or want better?
How long before you deliver my family member from their addiction?
How long do I have to wait before I can pay off this debt?
How long before this flight leaves? (Lol my life in 2015 😩)
How long do I have to pray before I see a breakthrough?
I think the answer to all of these questions is in God’s timing. We have to be aligned within His will, or there’s really no way this thing called life will work.
At times I can become distracted. That feeling usually leads me down a path that is hard to recover from. We can become distracted by window shopping, and enter a store front that we had no business entering. The intimidation of investing in that new shirt or skirt. Receiving the credit card statement, or looking at your bank account the next day/month is a level of confusion. A month later when you’re unable to make a payment on a bill, you become FRUSTRATED. Do you get my drift?
It leads me back to the first question. How long?
How long do you want this cycle to continue? How long before I am delivered from the terrible decision making in my life?
Do you want to be delivered from the situation that you’re currently in.
YES, R.J. YES!
Shoot, I do too. Lol. I can go through all of the above emotions within one day, and I find myself saying, How long, Lord? When will that windfall that I really need happen?
You aren’t ready!
What changes do you (we) need to make in order to choose the path that is right, and stop expecting God to do EVERYTHING. We have to roll up our sleeves, and get dirty.
So, How long before the breakthrough?
No one knows the answer to that. You have to keep believing, keep plugging away, and don’t get defeated. It is TOUGH, but I know it will be worth it.