“Whatever difficulties you face, I believe you are made for more.” ~ Lisa Osteen Comes
Life doesn’t always feel like much. Sometimes, we find ourselves plodding along slowly like a robot. Not living. J. u. s. t. e.x.i.s.t.i.n.g.
Every day, every week, every month… it’s just doing the same things over and over again.
You. are made for more.
There’s a whole dimension of fulfilment to be found within the seemingly meaningless rote of living.
I’m there with you. I’ve found myself mindlessly carrying out routines. Overcommitting. Trying so hard to be as much as I can.
It just wore me out.
I hide years of pain, hurt, and suffering deep within me, and it seems almost impossible to do something about it. The very thought of sorting through those old memories, and wounds, and tears- it’s daunting.
While that may not be true for everyone, it is for me. The times when I tried the hardest to lift people up were the times when I needed it the most. I found a fulfilment, a blissful satisfaction in seeing a smile on someone’s face when the very smile on my face was my temporary refuge.
My dear friend, you were made for more. Don’t fall into the trap of dull protocols and lifeless actions. If you, like me, have already been caught in that trap, I challenge you to embark on this journey with me.
Life is tough. No one ever told us life would be like this, did they?
It’s full of trials, grief, and goodness knows what else.
Impossible deadlines to meet. A mile-long to-do list. The death of a loved one. Saying goodbye to a best friend. The death of a lifelong dream. The pain of a broken relationship. Tension within the family. The weight of realising how messed-up you are.
The list could go on and on.
But like they’ve always said, it’s the response that matters.
You may be facing a situation, and this may simply not mean anything to you because you’ve heard it a thousand times. It’s all right.
Like I said, hang on.
Pick up those pieces again. It may take months- years- decades- a lifetime.
But it’s a journey we’re on together. It’s a battle we all face.
You were made for more, my friend. Don’t give up.