Wednesday, February 29, 2012

An Amazing Revelation

So Monday evening when I was driving home from work, I called my husband like I always do to let him know I'm about 10 minutes away. I hung up, and had this thought:
Woah, I just called my husband to tell him I'm coming home.
I know, shocking, right? But I think back to a year ago (heck, less) when we had NO CLUE where we would be living, where Matt would have a job, if I would be in graduate school (for an example, click here). I just could not wait to be married. Now, we had an amazing wedding and are enjoying our first year as husband & wife. He has a great job that he loves, we live in Texas which was our number one choice, and I got into an amazing graduate program where I am also employed as a TA/RA. We are involved with an amazing church, have some family members up here, and are mostly happy with our apartment. 

To be honest, it is more than I could have hoped for. Totally shows that God provides. Anyway, as I was having these thoughts, it also occurred to me that I really should not be anxious for anything. He is in control. He put us here for many reasons, He has a plan. 

It also occurred to me that I should enjoy where I am in life. Yeah, life gets stressful and crazy at times. I spend more of our weekends together doing homework than I would prefer. I dream about having an actual home, where I can't hear my upstairs neighbor play fetch with his dogs right when we climb into bed. Regardless, life is still so good. 

And that to me is a huge comfort when life seems to be more than I can handle. I look back a year ago and think about how much I wanted where I am now. It is very hard to be negative when that is my perspective!

What about you? Have you ever had such a revelation where things just clicked?


  1. It always amazes me how much can change in a year. We're not where we thought we'd be in life, but we love it!

  2. I'm glad things are going so well for ya'll! You're right. Life can be pretty scary and overwhelming sometimes, but we shouldn't worry so much.