We Want, and then We Want

You know, it’s funny that it is our natural, human inclination to focus with laserlike precision on the very things that we want but don’t have, believe we deserve but have yet to grasp, seek with fervor only to be left empty handed.

When we are not in a relationship it seems as though everywhere we turn we see couples, living, breathing advertisements and previews of that elusive situation in which we imagine ourselves to one day be. We crave it, long for it, and allow our desire for it to fill us to near expulsion of our sanity.

When we are in a relationship it seems as though we can never find enough “me time,” space, or whatever convenient descriptor that we think to use to indicate our need for separation, even in a temporary and healthy sense.

We want what we don’t have, and just like that we elevate what we don’t have to a greater level of importance and value than the treasure for which we once fought, sacrificed, and prayed so hard to possess. We shift our focus, and in so doing we relinquish our peace, choosing instead to embrace a false sense of lack. 

That’s right. False. Why false? Because the reality is that the sense of lack that we experience is one of perspective rather than a tangible, reality in which we are immersed. It’s a shift in perspective. Just. Like. That.

The good thing about a shift in perspective, though, is that we can shift it back. Now, because we are all individuals that process of shifting our perspective back will look different, and for some it may be easier done than it is for others. But for each and every one of us it always begins with a choice, an active decision to face the reality of the situation, decide what we truly want and value, and then move in that direction. The choice is ours. May we choose well. #lovebythedrop

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Happy Mother’s Day ❤️

I am blessed to have a mother who loves me beyond measure, oftentimes puts my needs above her own, and sacrifices without having to be asked. 

Thank you mom for all that you have done, are doing, and will do. I do not deserve you and I could never be worthy of you.

You are a tangible representation of God’s heart and I will cherish you always. #lovebythedrop

Happy Resurrection Day!

Today we collectively celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We thank Him for the love that He poured out for us through every sacrifice that He made, every instance of torture that He endured, and every element of negativity that was hurled against Him. 

Through it all His love endured, and still endures, a love of which we are undeserving and through which we are abundantly and eternally blessed. 

Thank you Jesus! May we exhibit through every moment and instance of our existence a genuine thanks and appreciation for all that You are and all that you’ve done and continue to do. Be blessed. #lovebythedrop