Last Thursday at 11 am, God gave me one of the biggest wake up calls I’ve ever experienced in my 29 years of living. It was as though He gut checked and I knew I had no one to blame but myself. It started out as every other morning does for me. I wake up and check facebook to see how everyone’s morning is going. And as I scrolled through my news feed, I saw it. I saw a title for an article that I had been contemplating writing and pitching to an online magazine for at least a month and all I can say was, “That’s my article, that’s my idea. They wrote my article.” And to make matters worse, I’d started the query letter to that exact magazine, but never finished it. It’s sill sitting on my computer, unfinished, and taunting me.
Again I say, I knew I had no one to blame but myself. I’d been praying for motivation or some type of sign of what I’m supposed to be doing right now, even though I already knew the answer. I know I am supposed to be writing like I never had time to do before. I’ve been so worried about finding a job or whether or not I’m going to move this year that I haven’t been writing as much, and I haven’t really been living, just kind of existing. And so I took his sign and wrote the article anyway for my Examiner column and I suggest when you get a chance, you find out how to C your way into a healthy relationship this spring.
The thing about life, is that you either participate in it by living it to the fullest or you get left behind on the sidelines, watching others live out their dreams. I’m tired of sitting on the sidelines and I know that as much as I needed that reality check from God, I surly thought it would have come a different way lol. So before he bowls you over, stop and ask yourself, are you living or just existing, because trust me when I say, life is definitely in session.