“There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be…”John Lennon
Why do we wish away the present moment hoping for something better?
Our distraction from the present creates sorrow and disappointment, because we’re certain when we get what we want, we’ll be happy. Yet, when it arrives there’s another desire waiting to take its place.
We want more since it is human nature to seek and control our lives. we always think we know what’s best for us, but we keep forgetting that God knows what’s best for us.
Take me as an example, Blogging had always been my passion, from high school ever since I first set my eyes on Michelle Phan’s youtube videos and blog posts along with my other favorite bloggers, I knew to blog was the thing I always wanted to do but unfortunately never had the time or opportunity to.
I was busy juggling my corporate life, studies, and marriage it was quite hard for me to achieve or have any other interests let alone design or maintain a blog.
In 2014 circumstances changed, life situations changed, and were quite down and low questioning myself, if things took a turn for the worse, am I of no value? Lucky for me, the support of my family was the pillar of my courage and strength which helped me move forward in life.
It took me a while to come out of my shell and learn to develop myself spiritually and mentally, from finally making time to make my dreams a reality, working hard on creating my blog from scratch, I’m talking designing to content creation along with social media on the side, though it took a while I was finally able to make a brand for myself, and get recognized by brands and to be able to collaborate with them and making a living.
All I can say is that when I look back in time I’m so grateful for where I am in life now. teaching me many lessons giving me clear insights into my life, character, and overall being.
You see, God doesn’t make us suffer for no good reason. God doesn’t take away blessings from us unless he knows it’s not going to bless us in the future. While we may never know why God does things a certain way or why he chooses to teach us some hard lessons, we have to believe that it’s all part of a bigger plan.
We may not see or understand the whole picture now, but when it’s done, we will understand that every stroke had a purpose, we’ll see how every little dot came together to create something meaningful, something worth looking at, something worth remembering.
It may take a lot of patience, a lot of overcoming challenges, moments of despair, and a lot of heartbreaks, but what’s meant for you will always be worth the wait. It will make sense. It will make the painful years bearable. It will make the journey a little sweeter to look back on.
What’s meant for us will always stay, despite all challenges, despite all difficulties, and despite all resistance.