Now what?

 

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I’ve been asked by a few of you about my plan for the future. And every single time someone asks me this question I have a different answer. The simplest of answers is I want to give back to God and I want to be as close as I can to Him. Though I’m still not sure how to fulfil that.

For now, I’m going to try to get back into the normal everyday routine of ….. living with my parents. Yep, you read that right, I’m back to living with my parents. I have to say that I didn’t think I was ever going to move back with them since I LOVE my independence but after a year of mission the bank account is pretty dry.

Let me tell you what my everyday routine looks like

4:40 Wake-Up and change into work clothes
4:45 Start my car (because it’s Winter)
4:50 Breakfast
5:00 Leave for work

I noticed I keep saying work but you have no idea what my job is….. I work on a farm, milking cows in particular.

5:15 Set-up for work
5:30 Milk cows …. most of you aren’t even awake yet…..
12:15 Lunch break (my mom usually makes lunch) (thanks mom)
1:05 Head back to work
1:15 Set-up for work
4:00 Morning crew gets replaced by evening crew and I get to go home and shower!
4:30 Shower
5:00 Sit down and take a breather
5:30 Dinner (Again, thanks mom)
7:00 Work on a side design contract
8:00 Chill time (usually when I write)
9:00 Start getting ready for bed
9:30 Hopefully asleep by this time

With such a busy schedule how does one fit time to pray? That’s actually such a good question. I’ve been blessed with such a good job that even though there’s three of us milking cows (I’ll explain the process in another post) most of the time is spent in silence. This means I spend most of my work days praying. I’ve been enjoying this journey of conversation with God. I have to tell you that He has such a good sense of humour when you give Him the time of day.

So what are my plans for the future? Only God knows at this point but at this moment I tend to take it one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time. It’s so easy to always look at the future and miss the present.

What are your plans for the future?

Goodnight (it’s getting late…. it’s 9:23pm…. that’s late now)

My Catholic Living 🙂

3 thoughts on “Now what?

  1. 😂 I ended up back home too after splitting up with my ex husband along with 3 kids. I’m laughing out loud at this post. I needed it.

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  2. This post brought long sighs and a few teardrops.. I don’t know, why..

    You are a courageous daughter of God. Truly precious. You have heard His voice even though it is not evident to you. Wait on Him as you are doing already, He will bring His plan for your life to fulfillment. May the peace of Jesus Christ reign in your heart.

    ( Have you explored the vocation to become a hermit/contemplative nun? I don’t know or understand much about that, just that image came to mind, so sharing..)

    God bless you, dear.

    Love,
    Carol

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    1. Thank you Carol! God speaks to us in ways unrecognizable but when we do see His guidance it makes it all worthwhile.
      I have some exciting news to share but it’s not official enough for me to post about it on my blog yet. But just wait! Your comment was also a sign about what is about to come for me. 🙂
      God bless you Carol.

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