Those goals set in the distant future that we deem worthy to pursue.
They could be God given, or a goal that you and your husband set out towards.
They are representative of both the lives you want to lead and the dreams you have for you future and more often than not they really are wonderful. There is great value in having goals to pursue and work toward to help your days seem less like simply treading water.
It seems like I can get really caught up in what the future holds. The man will graduate in a matter of months.
The second boy, whose struggles you can read about HERE, recently received more information and possibly a new diagnoses that forces us to look at his situation differently.
The blog is a wonderful gift and my dreams for it are growing often. I'm so excited about what will happen here!
We are struggling through the Man's last semester with our eyes on the prize. We have goals we are striving to help our boy reach, and I am working hard to get the blog to where I want it!
None of my desires in these areas are particularly bad. My problem arises when I allow these goals to consume my time to the point that everything else falls to the way-side.
A few years past, our church's theme for the year was balance. I learned a lot about finding a good balance between all manner of things!
But you know how life is- experience is the best teacher.
I want to enjoy this special time I have with my second boy that I have never had before.
I want to help my husband by praying for him and supporting him when he is tired.
I want to spend extra time with my family.
Today's Fortification Friday is short, sweet, and simple. Do you have noble goals that can take over your time? Are there things you might be missing out on because of it?
Comment below about what things you want to make a point to do more of and stop by Facebook to join the conversation!