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While I Wait

Last night I was watching Fireproof with my roommate and was again convicted by this song.

I'm waiting
I'm waiting on You, Lord
And I am hopeful
I'm waiting on You, Lord
Though it is painful
But patiently, I will wait

As you can probably tell from the title of my blog that I always feel like I'm waiting.  Waiting for the perfect job (which I actually have now as a middle and high school youth minister).  Waiting for the perfect roommate (I always seem to find one, but she either gets a job somewhere out of charlotte or gets married-mer, that's you!).  Waiting for a husband.  Waiting to be a mom.  Waiting to be virtuous.

I will move ahead, bold and confident
Takeing every step in obedience
While I'm waiting
I will serve You
While I'm waiting
I will worship
While I'm waiting
I will not faint
I'll be running the race
Even while I wait

Even though I'm waiting for your plan for me, waiting for what you want me to do with my life, waiting for the future to begin.  I will serve You.  I will worship You.  I will not faint while I'm running the race.  There are so many different opinions about what the vocations are.  First, our primary vocation is our Call to Holiness. Second, is how we live out our vocation to holiness.  There are four vocations: Priesthood, Religious Life, Marriage, or Consecrated Single.  

What's the difference between a single person (me) and a Consecrated Single (not sure I actually know someone like this)?  A single person is someone who feels called to marriage who has not married as of yet.  A consecrated single is a person who has made a vow in the presence of their Bishop to remain single for the purpose of building up the Kingdom.

I'm waiting
I'm waiting on You, Lord
And I am peaceful
I'm waiting on You, Lord
Though it's not easy
But faithfully, I will wait
Yes, I will wait

I will serve You while I'm waiting
I will worship while I'm waiting
I will serve You while I'm waiting
I will worship while I'm waiting
I will serve you while I'm waiting
I will worship while I'm waiting on You, Lord

So I will continue to wait.  Continue to devote myself to the Lord and prepare for my Vocation while living out my primary vocation of holiness.


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