Five Minute Friday: In-Between
Today I am joining Lisa-Jo and others for the 5 Minute Friday where we are given a word prompt and write for just 5 minutes simply for the joy of writing. No editing or backtracking necessary. No need to be perfect. Just words freely flowing from my heart to yours.
Where am I really going, for I live this life neither here nor there. Not yet fully arriving at the destination I so desperately long for. I wait with anticipation to be taken to the next place on this journey, yet I often feel stuck, unable to move, unable to see beyond this life lived in the in-between. I am here, yet I long to be there, and somewhere in-between He comes and whispers to my heart, “Wait, just a little while longer, and I will move you”.
I get impatient for the promise of tomorrow, for hope realized, for healing made manifest, for dreams yet unfulfilled. It’s hard living in this moment of in-between, when my heart yearns for tomorrow, yet longing to be fully present today. My reality is a mixture of here and nows, of if’s and then’s, of “But God’s” and I continually live in-between moments of hardship and being held in the grip of His grace. And there, in-between the darkness of night and when the daylight comes, He washes over me waves of refreshing and gives me strength in the place of always somewhere but never really going anywhere.
For in-between the reality of today and the hope for tomorrow lies a promise that He remains with me. And that is enough. In between what is and what may be, He is enough for me.
*I was excited about this word, and then I started writing and it was hard and I wanted to press delete and call it a night. But I decided to give you my humble offerings and pray it will bless you.