Waiting on God for our Goals

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None of us like to wait.

And I have a feeling that many of us feel pressured this time of year to make our resolutions, or get our “One Word“, or set goals. We’re only days away from ringing in 2016.

But I want to encourage us to take our time.

The vision might linger. But it will come.

Some of us want to find purpose. We want to find our passion and dreams. We’ve lost them somewhere in the chaos of life.

The vision might linger. But it will come.

Wait for it.

And while you’re waiting, seek Him. Don’t seek the vision or the dream. Don’t seek the One Word or the goals. . . seek the Dream-Giver. The Word-Giver. The Goal-Maker.

Delight yourself

I promise.

But don’t take my word for it, take His.

Let’s pray, “Lord, slow us down. Help us run to silent places where we can hear your voice and see your visions. What do you want to give us this year Lord? Draw us closer to your heart-beat. Give us minds of Christ and eyes to see as you do. Help us experience your love in deeper ways so that our trust will grow. Because that is really what this life is all about. Learning to trust you. Thank you, Jesus. Amen.”


Waiting with you,

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Andy Lee is a wife, mother of three, author, speaker, and blogger. She inspires her readers to step out into their call whether to a neighbor or nation to find purpose and joy using the gifts God has given them. She lives on the North Carolina Coast with her favorite people in the whole word, her family. She loves chocolate, geraniums, coffee, and Jesus.


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