Posts tagged delayed gratification
7 Lessons I Learned While Waiting

As the year went by, things were getting harder and questions of “how much longer, God?” have been the subject of every prayer. And when these desires in my heart were given to friends and other people, my heart sunk even lower and weighed even heavier than it did before...like the weight wasn’t heavy enough already...like the pain wasn’t painful enough already.

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Sometimes We Just Have To Wait

Waiting…it’s not for everybody. We all wait for different things in our lives. Whether it’s getting a job, finding someone special, finishing a degree, or having kids, we’re all waiting for something. In my case, I was waiting for him to pop the question.

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Birthday Reflection: Staying Motivated

Whether you are studying, working, or managing you own side hustle, things can get a little dry and staying motivated is getting more and more challenging day by day.

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To Microwave or Marinate?

I heard in a sermon as a teenager that we live in a “microwave state of mind instead of a marinating state of mind.” As a teenager, I remember thinking the pastor was just old and slow and didn’t understand how he didn’t appreciate that the times are a-changin! But, over the years and perhaps after marriage and motherhood, I’ve come to see that the need of immediacy or “instant gratification” well, isn’t that gratifying.

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