Are we there yet?


We went to our first Dodgers’ game!!! Yay!  We walked, mainly uphill, for about 30 minutes to the ball field.  Not too bad, but add . . .

the heat and the sun, a margarita, and recently eating dinner, and you have a struggle.  Then add good company, and well, even sweating doesn’t feel so bad.

When we started walking, I didn’t really know how far it was, nor did it matter, the decision was made, we were avoiding the traffic, and going on this adventure.  On previous game nights we could see the fireworks from our balcony, so it couldn’t be too far.  For the entire walk I didn’t ask, how long is this going to take?  How much further, nor are we there yet?  The only question I asked was at the beginning.

Do you know where we’re going?

This simple walk was interesting to me . . . you have a dream . . . you set out for it . . . and if you’re like me, I have often asked God, “How long is this going to take?”  What I found was . . .

The journey is much better when you’re not looking for the end.

I was able to enjoy the journey there, because I wasn’t concerned with how far, just one foot in front of another, taking time to enjoy my traveling companions, the scenery, and well the journey.  Oddly, I don’t remember much about the game, but the walk to and from . . . pretty vivid.

Keep going, trust God, and trust His timing.

“But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.” – Isaiah 40:31

“This vision is for a future time.  It describes the end, and it will be fulfilled.  If it seems slow in coming, wait patiently, for it will surely take place.  It will not be delayed.” – Habakkuk 2:3

“Wait patiently for the Lord.  Be brave and courageous.  Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” – Psalm 27:14

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  • June 23, 2016 at 1:05 pm
    Letha Harris

    Courtney I enjoyed this story. You have always been a very intelligent, talented, beautiful and very inspirational to me. You have knocked it out of thr ball park so to speak b in this one. I am always interested in what that beautiful mind is going to come up with the next time!

  • July 15, 2016 at 4:04 am
    Michelle Carter

    Beautiful… This world needs more beautiful 💙


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