“I Get To”

Coming up with this next blog post has been a challenge for me. I have so many topics to write about, yet I want to make sure that you get to know me, as well.
So, I’m going to write about my life today and see how this all ties together.
My husband Raymond and I have been married for 13 months now, and we have known each other for almost two years. We were married 10 months after meeting, and I will write more about singleness and dating in other blog posts.
Today marks the 2nd day that I am overdue with our first child. The due date was August 26th and many people thought I would deliver early, but here we are still waiting.
So in this time of waiting these last several weeks with false labor and not knowing what to expect, I started thinking about this time.
Here is what I have been learning – our minds and thoughts are powerful. I’ve had to continue to evaluate if I’m saying “Yes” to the right thoughts. I’ve had to think about if I’m allowing God to control this process, or if I am in the way. God already has the days of this child numbered. He has your and my days numbered, as well. And so, I’m learning to rest in this promise and His plan.
I started reading a book called God Never Blinks.
God Never Blinks
In one of the chapters, the author talks about her friend who lives with the “I Get To” attitude. I have been thinking about this a lot for the past couple days, as it contributes to joy-filled choices. Instead of thinking, I have to do something, spin it instead that “I get to” do something. For example, instead of I have to cook dinner, I get to cook dinner. Instead of I have to vacuum, I get to vacuum. It is about appreciating everything and thinking what a privilege and gift it is to live life.
And so, I leave you this question. Do you appreciate what you get to do in life and adding to how you live joyfully?


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Megan S.

I'm a born and raised farm girl from WI and am passionate about life - Living with purpose, on purpose, and sharing purpose. Saying yes to my passions and helping people be able to say "Yes to Joy".

One thought on ““I Get To”

  1. I’ve recently started trying to be in the mindset of “I get to” instead of “I have to”….. It makes all the everyday things that can seem so mundane at times more joyful in knowing there is a purpose there and I am blessed to be able to get to do these things.
    Praying for you in the waiting for your sweet baby!

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