I first posted this two years ago. I believe that there are still many people in this type of season in their lives. Your “investments” could be in your career, waiting for a spouse, trying to conceive or adopt a child, buying a house, your spiritual life, and more. Wherever you are “investing” right now, take heart and know that the Lord hears the cry of your heart! He sees how much you have been investing. This season will pay off, here and in eternity!
Currently my life is in a season of pruning, and what I am also learning to refer to
as “investment.” Investing is painful. It involves risk. Investing requires giving up something in hopes of a greater return down the road. At the very outset, it requires some sort of sacrifice. It may be a very long time before you see any gain or fruit from that sacrifice. For example, investing money is painful. The money is placed into an account where it cannot be touched until a certain point. The goal is that the amount of money will grow. But what if an emergency arises and you need that money? Painful, and risky. Other forms of investment are financing a wedding, buying a house, starting a business, or investing in an education. These are different types of investment that we hope will bear fruit in some way.
An investment that we…
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