A Delayed Dream Can Be a Pathway To Growth

– by Kim Hardy


Out of the blue, I discovered through a client that my website company had gone out of business–without informing me. I immediately did some research and confirmed her findings.

That unfortunate situation caused me to look for another company and to do what I hate—wait.

No one will deny that it is very discouraging and disappointing when you have a setback in life or your dreams are put on hold.

However, I am learning that it is in the gap between reality and fulfillment that you have an opportunity to flourish.

Waiting is not only a time to reassess but to reset for greater impact. I have discovered that if I push through my complaining tendencies and look through the lens of opportunity I always come away with greater insights and passion. (Image via Pixabay)

While I don’t like to wait on anything, I am embracing the truth that delays actually position me to live out more of my dormant potential. I actually develop more in the waiting time than in the doing.

It’s funny now, but whenever I see someone complaining and having an emotional temper tantrum, I know they haven’t tasted the wonderful value of what waiting produces.


Today’s post was written by author and speaker Kim Hardy.

Kim is the author of Relaunch!

By |2018-03-08T16:37:03+00:00November 13th, 2017|Faith, Patience|2 Comments

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  1. Tiffiney Mwaura May 24, 2017 at 8:05 pm - Reply

    Thanks It’s tough in the waiting period but God gets to work on me in the waiting

  2. Monitor Fikes May 25, 2017 at 9:40 am - Reply

    My waiting period shapes and mold me for greater. Thanks for this reminder sister Kim Hardy!!! It’s time for a Relaunch!

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