Hey guys! Welcome back to my blog, if you’re new here, you’re welcome 😘. Today I’ll be sharing my thoughts on something that affects
most all of us, so keep reading 😋.
Isn’t it crazy how many of us think about our past and worry so much about our future that we forget to live in the moment? We often forget that we’re creating our futures and moulding our past by the decisions we make in the ‘moment. ‘
It’s only natural to feel this way especially when you’ve been programmed to think that the ‘future’ is some mystical goal that will be achieved one day forgetting that you should live your best life now. Yes, we’ve all been there, never enjoying what we have now because we feel there will always be a ‘Later ‘. I’m not here to discourage you from planning for the future, I’m only here to tell you to think about the ‘now’ because it counts.
We get so carried away because we’re always in pursuit of the next big thing that we often neglect the people we love, and sadly ourselves too. When was the last time you were actively in the moment during that family time out without thinking about how you have better things to do with your time? When will you ever truly live your life?
I remember how badly I wanted to secondary school to end, dreaming about how I’ll finally get my freedom, lol not knowing adulthood is a scam. When I finally got into the university, I couldn’t really enjoy much of my 100- 200 first semester because I was already making statements like “I can wait to graduate.”
One day, the Holy Spirit cautioned me that if I continued that way, I will not get the best out of life. I’ll just wake up one day and realize I never truly lived or enjoyed my life. Sad. After that time, I started making conscious effort to enjoy each phase and season of my life.
I read an Instagram post that struck a chord in me, it was from Asakemi, one the bloggers I deeply admire, do check out her blog. In her post, she talked about how we should embrace each season and truly live. We keep praying for God to take the pain away, little did we know the pain was only to refine us and make us stronger.
Stop praying and wishing seasons away, live them – Asakemi
Life is in phases and seasons, hence we must learn to embrace every phase regardless of how we feel. I’m really excited about the gratitude challenge on Instagram because I feel it allows us to reflect on our past and truly appreciate our moments. When you start appreciating every moment of your life, you become a lot happier and content with where you are. If you’re struggling with living ‘your’ moment, its important to be on guard of your thoughts and actions. A friend said this to me recently:
If we can defeat fantasy and enjoy reality… we master glorifying the real God.
I hope this post truly encourages you to own and live your life regardless of what season you’re in. Please let me know your thoughts on this, thank you for reading .