Carly Simon sang of ‘Anticipation’. It’s so true that anticipation is making me wait, though not making me late. God’s timing is perfect.
We’ve all had moments when something happened or we received a great blessing, and we knew it was God; easy then to gush with appreciation, right? We laugh and smile, jump up and down, and give God the glory due.
I sat at my desk, staring at my to-do list. Not only was it filled with mundane tasks like washing dishes and scrubbing toilets, but today I just didn’t have the energy to face it.
Those chores would just need to be done again. Every time I wash a load of laundry, another dirty garment lands in the hamper. And as soon as I finish mopping the kitchen floor, the dogs run through — and of course, it’s raining.
A woman’s work is never done. Some days I wonder, “Why bother?”