It’s Thursday and since I have missed quite a few weeks of Thinking Out Loud Thursday I am so excited to get to just spill out all that has been on my mind. To learn more about Thinking Out Loud head on over to Running With Spoons. Thanks Amanda for hosting!
I have a lot to say today but in all honesty one topic in particular is sticking out to me… That topic came from a song. I was just driving home from work one day listening to some country music like I always do and the song This by Darius Rucker came on. If you haven’t heard it check it out below.
This song really spoke to me. Ever since I have graduated college I have felt a bit lost. With not only where my life is going, but who I am and what I want. We all think we have a plan and we have things figured out. From the career path we want to go down, where we want to live, where we want to work, who we are dating, or who we are married to. Some of us even have a life plan, from point A to point B. I think we think that we are supposed to come up with a plan. You know it is kind of what we are taught growing up. We are to go to Preschool, then we enter grade school, and continue through high school until we choose a college to go to. During college we choose a major that will then lead us to our future occupation. I mean it sounds simple, and easy right?
I think once I actually graduated I realized that life is not that simple. It is not about following a plan or doing “what we are supposed to do.” I mean after writing this out, who in the world would want their life planned out for them, I mean it sounds kind of boring, never being spontaneous or always knowing what is coming next.
The song talks about how everything in life that has happened good and bad has led him to this time in his life. It really spoke to me I guess. I may not have everything figured out yet and I may not be where I want to be, but knowing that God has plan has been such a wonderful and inspiring thing. Recently I had interviewed for a job and well I didn’t get it for a lack of experience, but when my mom said “You didn’t want it anyways”, that is when I realized that, hey you weren’t meant to get that job and not getting that job is going to lead you to something that is going to make you even happier than getting it!
So today sit down and be happy about your disappointments. Whether you are going through a job search, job loss, break up, heck even an injury just remember that it is going to lead you somewhere you are meant to be, or with someone you are meant to be with. And just remember that all those bad times in life you have gone through have lead you to be who you are and have those wonderful people you love in your life right now, because it all led you here to this :)