What are the most powerful lessons of unmet expectations?
Have you had a situation in which you chose to be satisfied with the less? When did you choose to stop and settle just one step before the breakthrough, or the solution or the right door to open?
Life together with God is the key to true happiness and satisfaction. I remember a moment sitting in the car beside my husband. We were driving to an unknown place, we had worries and questions, and outside was raining cats and dogs.
We all struggle with accepting our lot in life. Sometimes we feel that our share of pain, disappointments, and setbacks is just too much to endure.
What is the best preparation for Christmas? It is such a busy season with a thousand things to accomplish and prepare – some pleasant, some stressful, and overwhelming. We decorate our houses plan meals, buy presents, meet relatives, participate in church activities, and so much more. But when the time comes, are we really prepared?
Personal expectations can be a source of satisfaction and joy, as well as a source of disappointment and frustration. But why do we get so disappointed when things do not develop as we expect? And how can we live not depending on our expectations?
How can we responsibly handle our expectations and thus increase our satisfaction in life? The hotel is crowded and loud, the desired job comes in a package with a complaining colleague, the attempts to eat healthy fail, a friend refuses to help at the last minute, the husband has forgotten the anniversary.
What is the difference between my way and God’s way of meeting needs and fulfilling desires? Why is God’s way the best for us?
Do you feel like you’re wasting your time? That you are moving away from your dreams and goals? Perhaps the decision not to be negligent about your life is the step that will put you on the path to success.