I will never forget the morning I woke up before my family to spend some quiet time with God. I had my Bible, journal and pen thinking I was ready for the Holy Spirit to share what God wanted me to know that day. I sat still for about one minute or less and my mind was rapidly racing with questions to God.
I remember sitting there and asking God, How come you are not answering any of my questions?
Why does it seem like new beginnings are birthed in the midst of a storm?
This question came to mind last night while I was looking through past journal entries. Here is the part of my prayer to God that sparked my question above...
"Lastly thank you for the confirmation with the pregnancy test. Please lead, protect and help me through this new journey. You have done it before and I know you will do it again."
I can recall my father always saying, "There are no free lunches". I didn't quite understand what he meant until I was working, paying bills and living on my own. I started to realize he meant that in life there is always a trade-off which has an effect not only on my time or money but in all areas of my life.
Now, what is a trade off?