Our lives were never meant to be familiar. We were made for more. For momentum. For change.
One thing I've learned over the past few years, is that change requires stretch. Sometimes a stretch so big that it really hurts. Like, every fiber of your body is ripping apart and it hurts so bad that you want to just give up so your body can relax! Jump into a hot tub, drift off to la la land, and forget it. You know that if you call it quits you'll be given immediate relief.
But not today. Not this month. Not this life. Ever. I'm done quitting. Even when it goes against every grain in my human body.
I'm learning to like the stretch now because I know it's bringing me closer to my completeness. Not by me but by God. The completeness He has ordained for me from the beginning of time. If He has a place He wants me, then I must trust that the stretch is what's going to get me there. Each time I'm stretched, if I continue, I'll be able to stretch farther than before. If I resist or...