Moving forward...

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Sometimes moving forward might feel a lot like standing still. 

at times we may find ourselves feeling as though we’ve been wading in the water, longing for the current to come along, sweep us away and take us to shore. Because we think the shore is where we were meant to arrive. The shore is where we’ll feel whole, healed and fulfilled...

Maybe it’s landing that dream career, finally meeting the man of your dreams, discovering you’re pregnant, becoming super-Mom, purchasing the perfect new Instagram worthy home...

Suddenly, the current comes, sweeps you up, takes you away and rushes you to shore. 

You’ve finally made it to where you’ve been longing to be for so long.  This is it. This is where you will finally feel whole, healed and fulfilled. 

You spend a few glorious moments basking in your arrival... 

But much to your surprise, you swiftly get pushed back out to sea amongst all of its vastness and uncertainties again. 

But wait, this can’t be right…

I didn't come all this way only to get pushed back out to sea.

All along, you thought the shore was your arrival. But slowly you start to realize that maybe you were meant to find...

comfort at sea.

The sea is where you learn to live with confidence, gain empathy, trust blindly and grow in faith. 

Each time you’re tossed to and fro, you return to sea stronger than you were before. 
 

This is your actual arrival. Learning to wade well and find comfort amidst uncertainty.

The realization that...

sometimes moving forward might feel a lot like standing still.