I have it on good authority that a lot of you are in the baby trenches or the baby dugout as I like to call it, anticipating a time when you can get up to bat and move around those bases. Perhaps those white squares represent different seasons you are eagerly awaiting
to land on with your baby or toddler, but for now, you are longing to get up to bat or just make it on deck and practice your swing. Practice anything.
While you are in the dugout, have faith that God is doing a work in you and in your baby, your time, your connection, the bonding and nurturing while the minutes tick on. You may feel as if you are watching the innings pass before you with little action or zero runs batted in, but at the end of the day, you were in the game and my guess is, played it pretty well. And THAT mom, is a homerun you can feel good about hitting. Tag your bases, and keep running. You are doing great. And if you can’t tag them quite yet, look forward to the time when you can and make the most of your time in the dugout. There’s much to be gained while on the bench and you’ll be up at bat soon enough.
“I lift up my eyes to the hills. Where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 121: 1-2