Lately, i’ve been learning a lot, growing a lot, failing a lot, trying to fix a lot. A lot of things have been happening the past few months that make me laugh, the kind of laugh where you look at your situation and are completely helpless. What left is there to do but laugh? I know God has a reason for it all so what am I to worry about?
27 Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?
(Matthew 6:27, New King James Version)
17 Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, “Shall a child be born to a man who is one hundred years old? And shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?” (Genesis 17:17, New King James Version)
Abraham laughed because he knew God would provide, it was a good laugh. later on Sarah laughs out of disbelief and is rebuked for it. funny enough, they were laughing about Isaac being born in their old age and Isaac’s name means laughter. They both laughed for different reasons.
I have a feeling the next few blogs will be about what God has been teaching me these past few months and for now I will stick to one in particular, something that i noticed today while in Starbucks. I get SO frustrated with really small things. most noticeably, when technology doesn’t live up to my expectation. When I have to watch the loading bar for a webpage stall for a reason unknown to me. When I see that circling rainbow indicator of frustration to ensue..I get livid.
In my head I curse up a storm and thank God i’m able to keep them in my thoughts but something is seriously wrong when that happens. There were days not too long ago when the very thing that isn’t meeting my expectations would be considered alien. Extra terrestrial technology. 20 years ago you could not access any amount of information from a pocket sized slab that oh, could also be used to communicate vocally and now visually with anyone around the world. Do I have a case of taking things for granted? I AM. so impatient with the small things.
What am I learning besides a serious concern for minor tourettes? That I need to take a chill pill, but honestly I can laugh about it. I AM. being ridiculous.