an open letter to that friend who is still waiting

So you're in a season of waiting that has been longer than you ever planned or expected. 

You watch friends live out your dream of a sweet wedding surrounded by all of your favorite people. You remember the day they met, you were there when they got engaged (or were one of the first people they called), and now they are getting married and you will be there too.

You feel left on the sidelines of this thing called loved + sometimes find that waiting is the hardest-most impossible thing imaginable. You're surrounded by a sea of friends but in reality, you really feel lonely-left out.

Be encouraged today friend. I see you. I walk this road alongside of you. God is preparing you. He is working in your life, even when you feel so far away. He takes your crazy-broken alone + works it for your good + His glory. 

Be encouraged today friend. I see you. I walk this road alongside of you. God is preparing you. He is working in your life, even when you feel so far away. He takes your crazy-broken alone + works it for your good + His glory. 

 

You are loved. 

 

You are not alone.

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Just as every part of life has a season, so does waiting. And in that waiting, God has so many blessings for you if you are willing to trust-Be still + cling to the one who creates your every morning.

I get it. I really do. Hello, trusting is one of the farthest things from my vocabulary most days. When you've been rejected, hurt, + mistreated-TRUST doesn't come easy. 

But rest easy today, sweet sister. He is restoring your heart-your trust in Him. Sink deep into His word. Nuzzle in close to His heart. Trust His great and mighty plan for your life. 

I know you can't quite see that relationship nearing, or that white picket  fence + kids. But, it's just over the hillside. Press in + persevere, because perseverance produces character which in turn produces HOPE.  HOPE dear friend-in a SAVIOR who loves + leads so graciously. His plans are great! Your story has already been written + it is so much greater than you could have ever dreamed or imagined. 

 

 

 Because in reality, a husband won't fill that God sized whole in your heart. A husband won't calm that burning ache for a selfless love one day. But right now-in your here + now-Jesus can. He knows every desire + longing woven into your being + He can always-always be trusted.  

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