What if our dreams came easily?
Served up quickly on a hot plate with steam rising from the top.
My guess is we wouldn’t appreciate our once longed for dream. I think we’d take one look at the tasty meal we received and immediately long for something else.
God knows this too.
He’s smart like that.
He insists we fight for what’s important to us. He lets us struggle and sometimes fail because he wants us to know it isn’t our hard work or mad skills that make dreams come true.
Last summer, I listened to a panel of authors, agents, and publishers answer questions on publishing in front of an audience. One of the first questions had to do with blog followers.
“How many is enough? Um, you know, to get someone to look hard at a new author? One hundred? Two hundred? A thousand?”
“Ten thousand,” answered an expert. “If you have ten thousand, that would be a good place to start.”
The other experts nodded in agreement.
Totally out of reach, unrealistic, and hello, all around impossible. But there's a good part. Ten thousand followers should sound impossible because then wannabe authors can do nothing, but write and rely on God.
In other words, if your dream is to paint fences or canvas, shed debt or pounds, imagine buildings or plot lines, God knows all about impossible.
Trust Him with it.
Question for you: What types of impossible are you allowing God to push you through?