Thoughts On Waiting...
There have been some really wonderful and timely posts on waiting that have recently sprung up. And though not near as profound, I feel called to share my two cents. Waiting. Sucks. There are so many times when we are called to wait in life. Just a few examples include waiting to grow up, waiting to find the love of your life, waiting to try to conceive, trying to concieve/waiting for a baby, pregnant and worrying/waiting for the baby to arrive safe and sound. Once you have children the waiting doesn't end. There is waiting for him to take his first nap to get things done around the house, there is waiting for him to wake up to go run errands, there is waiting for him to go to bed to have time with my husband. There is waiting to stop nursing and waiting to get AF back to start ttc again. If I spend all my time waiting and worrying, I would miss the best things. The time with my husband before we had children. The beautiful time of pregnancy. The time to just be with my son, to get on the floor and play and enjoy and let the dishes wait. Ha! Someone/something else can do the waiting! :) The time where my son is an only child and there isn't someone else to tend to. The point is I am a big believer in enjoying the phase in life we are given. I know, you say, easy for you to say because you had a son. I did/I do. But I had to wait to get here and there is still lots of waiting and patience required now that he is here. Waiting on things is a fact of life and won't change, but how I wait-well that is something I can do something about so that has changed.